Texans would rather have lower taxes than a properly educated population.
You can read it here, but I have isolated the points of greatest concern below.
- Highest percent of uninsured children in the nation
- In last place in the percentage of residents that have a high school diploma
- Near last place in SAT scores.
- The most polluted air in the nation (hey, we’re good at something anyway).
He closes with this fun fact:
“Let us not forget that the business of
is Texans. To ‘Close the Gap’ in Texas , we must graduate more of our best and brightest with the skills to succeed in a world based on knowledge. If we invest in our greatest resource, Texas will be the state of the future. If we do not, family incomes will fall an average of $6,000 by 2040.” Texas
is on the brink. The choice is ours.” Texas