It is clear the Legislature is not willing to invest in prekindergarten. We had a real chance in 2015 to make a meaningful investment in our youngest students, but instead decided to shortchange them. The 85th Texas Legislature made it even worse.
Eric Johnson, a Democrat from Dallas, represents HD-100, which includes parts of Dallas and Mesquite in the Texas House of Representatives. A lawyer, he is the vice chairman of the House Committee on Redistricting.