State of the State by Governor Abbott

The State of the State Address given by Gov. Greg Abbott was an amazing reminder of how strong the Lone Star State truly is. Thanks to the Dallas Regional Chamber for hosting. Abbott talked about the strength of our education, job market, and innovation. Everything sure is bigger in Texas!

Public Broadcasting needs our support

“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It's easy to say "It's not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem." Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.” -Fred Rogers Today is Fred Roger's birthday, and it seems fitting to share one of his great moments offstage when he asked Congress to continue funding PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. His show was about building a better community. He wanted all of us to think about way to make our society more tolerant and more thoughtful. Public broadcasting is a necessity to educate our communities in ways that for-profit media won't implore because they cou

Good-bye Dr. Lyon - Frisco ISD will miss you

I'm sad to see Dr. Jeremy Lyon retire as Superintendent of Frisco Independent School District. He was an amazing leader to work with when I was a FISD student. He never forgot our names, and he always wanted to make sure that he was serving the students first. Through the Superintendent's Student Advisory Panel, Dr. Lyon continued Dr. Rick Reedy's (Lyon's predecessor) effort to have direct student input affect district policies. Dr. Lyon cared deeply about the impact his job had on the students in Frisco, and it'll be very different with him gone.

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