Thursday, January 19, 2012
Press Release - David Bradley, State Board of Education, District 7
David Bradley announced yesterday he has filed to run in the upcoming Republican primary for reelection to the State Board of Education in District 7.
A lifelong resident of Southeast Texas, David Bradley has been a constant supporter of the conservative values of this community, including prudent use of tax dollars. He knows that adding more new buildings, athletic monuments, higher administrative salaries, and higher taxes cannot solve the ills of local public education.
Mr. Bradley continues to champion:
True Local Control: Where teachers are free to teach the curriculum -- not forced to teach to Federal and State exams.
Common Sense Reform and Proven Methods: David Bradley fought to ensure that young students memorize the multiplication tables rather than rely on calculators.
Elevating Education Standards: David Bradley supported Social Studies standards that now include American exceptionalism, the Founding Fathers and an actual reading of the Declaration of Independence. He also helped return phonics, spelling and grammar to the teaching of English Language Arts.
Mr. Bradley believes that parents have the right to send their children to the school of their choice, using their tax dollars. He also supports the tenet that English should be the only language used in teaching core subjects.
David Bradley commented that there is still quite a lot of work ahead of him with the Board, vowing that he will continue to be that clear, true voice for the parents and taxpayers of District 7.
Following redistricting, Mr. Bradley’s district grew to include 1.7 million constituents in Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine and Tyler counties.