public school finance

Dallas ISD Trustees Make Unusual Move to Reassure TRE Voters

By Bethany Erickson / October 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
TRE

In a bid to reassure voters, Dallas ISD trustees took the unusual move adopting a resolution that pledges to spend the first projected surplus a tax ratification election, or TRE , could produce on specific initiatives, including one that strategically increases employee salaries. But the move was not without a lot of debate.   Trustee […]

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Dallas ISD Needs More Money, and Here’s Who You Should Be Mad At

By Bethany Erickson / April 13, 2018 / 4 Comments
Property Tax

Yesterday morning, the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees met for several hours to review next year’s proposed budget. It ain’t good. And yes, being able to maintain the great strides the district is making is going to cost money that may only be available through a tax ratification election — meaning superintendent Michael Hinojosa is […]

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