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Texas school districts must send nearly $3 billion in local taxpayer funding to the state by Sunday under the state’s school finance law — a record amount that puts a crushing burden on taxpayers throughout the state while taking needed dollars away from their local schools.
HB 1556 and HB 4242 would extend Chapter 313 agreements, tax incentive that has attracted significant investment to the state — and to the state’s school districts.
An opinion editorial co-authored by Justin Henry, President of the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees and Tammy Richards, President of the Plano ISD Board of Trustees
In testimony, the Coalition asked members of the Senate Finance Committee & House Appropriations Subcommittee on Article III to provide aid to schools to address the learning loss caused by disruptions, and allow for local control in the use of those dollars.
The state’s economic outlook has worsened considerably over the last year, which affects public education’s fiscal outlook going forward.
By Kelli Moulton and Dana Bashara There is no shortage of heroes in our nation’s coronavirus crisis, from the doctors to the first responders to…
AUSTIN, Texas– The Texas Commission on Public School Finance concluded its work today and adopted its final report and recommendations to the 86th Texas Legislature. …