Texas Public Schools are Losing 1 out of 4 Students
The Intercultural Development Research Association released detailed findings today from its latest study - which examines time series data. Key findings show:
All of the Education Legislation passed
in the 85th Regular & Special Session
Education Bill Tracker
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2017 Texas State Board of Education Legislative Recommendations:
The Texas State Board of Education on Nov, 18, 2016 approved the following recommendations to the 85th Texas Legislature.
Who represents me?
The Equity Center's Legislative Update: School Finance Bills
(HB 21 and others)
What else does HB 21 (School Funding) do?
House Bill 21 adjusts the funding formula by allotting an additional $1.65 billion to public education over the next two years, per the bill’s fiscal note. Here are some of the other major changes the bill makes:
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Compare the House & Senate Budgets, side by side, online
by the Center for Public Policy Priorities
HB 22 Public School Accountability (A-F Rankings)
Texas House Public Education Committee Chair Dan Huberty filed HB 22 relating to the public school accountability system. TASA Governmental Relations staff are reviewing the specifics of the bill, but noteworthy changes include:
TXSBOE 1 Recommended Revisions to A-F: