Recognized for efforts to improve education
Jacksonville---The Daily Progress is reporting; Senator Robert Nichols has been awareded for his efforts at helping Texas school children.
The native son was recognized by: The Equity Center; the largest largest research and advocacy organization of its kind in the nation.
The Equity Center's focus is on children in under-funded school districts.
According to Dr. Wayne Pierce, Executive Director of the Equity Board, “Sen. Nichols recognizes the challenges that school children face as a result of the current inequitable funding system."
The Daily Progress cited several reason The Equity Center selected Nichols.
Amoung them: co-authoring education legislation and his strong support for better funding of education.