Education leader and entrepreneur Julie Pickren has launched a statewide campaign that aims to put a spotlight on issues affecting the quality of education in Texas. The campaign is grounded on the Texas Constitution, which will be the “driving force” behind the various recommendations that she will submit to the state legislature.
More information is available at https://juliepickren.com
Mrs. Pickren advocates for several interventions that could help address issues of accessibility and equity. These include “opportunity audits”, which ensure equal access to education regardless of language, disability, financial situation, or skin color.
“A great public education benefits the community in multiple ways. It boosts the economy, reduces crime, and builds future leaders,” she stated.
Further, she pushes for the protection of the parent’s right to be actively involved in the child’s education, emphasizing their role as “primary” decision-makers.
“Families are the foundation of the communities, and when the schools work with parents, it provides long-lasting benefits to everyone,” Ms. Pickren added.
Those who want more details about the campaign’s areas of focus may visit https://juliepickren.com/issues
About Julie Pickren
Julie is a resident of Manvel, Texas, where she is raising two children–Miles, 12, and Tyler, 10–with her husband David. She was originally from Houston.
In addition to running a small business, she serves on Alvin Independent School District’s board of trustees. Her contributions to the rapid growth of the school district have led to her being recognized multiple times for fiscal responsibility.
Moreover, Mrs. Pickren is an active community member, donating a portion of her business’s earnings to support churches in minority areas and provide affordable housing to Native Americans.
Her next goal is to represent District 7 in the Texas State Board of Education by running in November’s general election.
“Julie believes that together we can ensure that each child’s education prepares them to achieve the American Dream with Texas Values,” a spokesperson stated. “She also understands that every child is unique and has different educational needs that she will protect, including home school, private, charter, and public education.”
Interested parties can learn more about Ms. Pickren by visiting https://juliepickren.com/about
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