What $7.8 Billion Less Looks Like for Your District

Whether final reductions to the state public education spending end up closer to $7.8 billion or $4 billion, how much districts will individually bear depends on how — or if — the Legislature rethinks the state’s school finance system. 

On Wednesday, the House is set to take up a broad fiscal matters bill that will be the life raft for a number of measures that died before the lower chamber's deadline for approving legislation last Thursday. The bill will likely carry a school finance proposal from Rep. Scott Hochberg, D-Houston. When he first released his plan, we created ...

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