Talking about education reform on a Dallas-area talk show April 8, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst aired a number that PolitiFact Texas has studied before.
Dewhurst said he wants to “reduce this excessive number of days that our school systems lose every year, some 45 days on testing.”
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Statement: Says Texas school systems lose 45 days a year on testing.