Economic Opportunity

/Economic Opportunity

Many Texans are poor, not because they don’t work, but because their work pays too little to raise a family out of poverty. To ensure economic prosperity, Texas public policy must support work, make work pay, and help families build their assets.

One of the biggest challenges facing the Texas economy is the lack of career and college readiness for adults and K-12 students. To increase postsecondary access and success, Texas must build a more durable pipeline across our educational and workforce systems to prepare Texans for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

As New Commission Prepares to Meet, it’s Time to Take Real Action on Public School Finance

On Tuesday, January 23, the new Texas Commission on Public School Finance will hold its first meeting in Austin. The Commission has the chance to hold important conversations about how to remodel our state’s public school finance system. Better funded schools