Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath, from left, Temple ISD Superintendent Bobby Ott and Belton ISD Assistant Superintendent Deanna Lovesmith chat during a luncheon hosted by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, Temple Chamber of Commerce and Workforce Solutions of Central Texas at the McLane Great Hall on the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor campus in Belton on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Michael Miller/Telegram

BELTON — Mike Morath, Texas Education Agency commissioner, compared teachers to brain surgeons Wednesday.

The two professions are not held in the same regard, said Morath, the featured speaker at the Central Texas Education Summit. The event was sponsored by the Temple and Greater Killeen chambers of commerce and Workforce Solutions of Central Texas.

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