education funding

Bush and State Ed Board’s $600M Disagreement About the Permanent School Fund Continues

By Bethany Erickson / October 1, 2018 / 1 Comment

Even people who follow public education are often unaware of how the General Land Office and the Texas Land Commissioner and the State Board of Education can impact public school finance. And that is, in part, because up until this year, things between the two entities and the services and funding they make available to […]

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As Dallas Mulls TRE, State Plans On Contributing Less to Public Education

By Bethany Erickson / September 13, 2018 / 2 Comments
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As Dallas ISD advocates begin ramping up the campaign to pass a 13-cent Tax Ratification Election (or TRE) in November, news that will likely irritate more property owners came down the pike during a state budget hearing: The state will contribute less toward public education in the next two years. In yesterday’s budget panel meeting, […]

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