My husband and I moved to Dripping Springs 12 years ago specifically because we wanted a good school district for our fourth grade daughter. Thankfully, she graduated with honors in 2010, and we were extremely pleased with the high quality of her core academic courses, the range of electives she was offered, and especially with the strength of the theater and choir programs that she so dearly loved.
Unfortunately, just in the last two years since her graduation, we have watched with alarm as the district’s budget has been slashed, resulting in teachers being let go, class sizes growing larger, and certain electives no longer being made available.
This shameful educational decline can be directly linked to the poor voting record of our current State Rep. Jason Isaac. He claims to be “pro-education,” but his hypocritical actions speak much louder than his empty words of rhetoric. He has consistently voted to cut the educational spending required to sustain and support our ever-growing school populations.
I will vote to replace him this November with a more trustworthy candidate named John Adams. I know Mr. Adams and his family, and I’ve watched him serve on our DSISD school board for the past six years with honor and accountability. Like me, he believes in the words of our Texas State Constitution, Article 7, where it says the legislature is duty bound to provide for the support and maintenance of our free public schools.
Mr. Adams has a background in science, math, and business, so he understands that we must invest in education now if we expect to see a better future. I strongly urge the people in District 45 to vote for John Adams this November to be our new State Representative.
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