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Protect Truth in Education in Texas
Submit written testimony using this form. You can use our fillable template and prompts, enter your original testimony, or upload your testimony.
Texas Pro-truth Testimony
Testimony Submission Options
Testimony should consist of your experience and why you think this issue is important. There are three ways you can share your comments using this form: Write your own original testimony, use our testimony template and prompts to draft your testimony, or upload a PDF or Word doc with your testimony. Please select which submission option you would like.
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Testimony Template with Prompts
Testimony Template with Prompts
Here is a testimony template that includes prompts to help you craft your message to the Alabama Department of Education. Please feel free to respond to these questions, customize the language, or add any additional statements.
Senate Bill 17 Model Testimony Re: Texas S.B. 17 My name is [Name] and I am a [teacher/parent/student/concerned citizen] from [school/city/district] I am writing to share my opposition to S.B. 17 proposed in the Texas state legislature that may prohibit institutions from fostering inclusive environments for all students. It is important to me that Texas Public Colleges and Universities provide an inclusive education that welcomes all students because [Explain why you think inclusive education is important. You can include your experiences, and the history of your family and ancestors as well.] For all these reasons, I strongly urge you to oppose S.B. 17. Sincerely, [Your Name] Senate Bill 18 Model Testimony Re: Texas S.B. 18 My name is [Name] and I am a [teacher/parent/student/concerned citizen] from [school/city/district] I am writing to share my opposition to S.B. 18 proposed in the Texas state legislature that may end tenure and curtail professors from the academic freedom needed to teach the full and accurate history of civil rights, the African American and Mexican American Freedom Struggle, the history of violence against Indigenous people, and ongoing racial and LGBTQ+ discrimination in Texas and the United States. It is important that professors are allowed to have the academic freedom to foster tough conversations about history and current events today because [Explain how learning or teaching about these concepts impacted your development, education, and life.] For all these reasons, I strongly urge you to oppose S.B. 18 Sincerely, [Your Name]
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