Chandra Villanueva

Equity in school funding levels the playing field, promotes equal opportunity for all Texas school children

As we wait for the district court’s final ruling on the Texas school finance system lawsuit, new numbers show more than five million school children are being educated under a system that values some students more than others. Texas is

CFED Scorecard: Texas Economic Ladder Needs Some Fixin’

Despite an improving national economy, 49.8 percent of Texas households are in a persistent state of financial insecurity, according to the 2014 CFED Assets & Opportunity Scorecard released today.  The number of households who have little or no savings