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Chandra Villanueva

School Districts Need a Reliable Source of Funding to Support Economically Disadvantaged Students

Many of the programs and interventions funded outside of the school finance formulas are directed towards improving the academic success of economically disadvantaged students and those at-risk of dropping out. In 2011, over $647 million for those programs was cut

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