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Don’t Get Distracted by Recapture: Our Biggest School Finance Challenge is a Lack of Revenue

Though it is the state’s responsibility to provide a substantial share of school funding, Texas relies heavily on local property taxes to fund our schools. Because property values vary greatly from one community to the next, some districts are better

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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