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Dallas’ Home Rule Effort May Be Unnecessary, Report Suggests

Dallas’ Support Our Public Schools initiative may be overreaching when it asserts that home rule is needed to aid the city’s school district, according to a recent report released by a UT education professor.

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Dallas’ Support Our Public Schools initiative may be overreaching when it asserts that home rule is needed to aid the city’s school district, according to a recent report released by a University of Texas at Austin education professor. Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig’s study claims that the home rule effort would amount to an unnecessary takeover of the district, asserting that tools necessary to improve the schools are already available without further power being granted to charter schools and the mayor. (The Dallas Morning News)

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