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Texas charter schools are facing more backlash this year, but they could also receive more cash

School finance reform could bring the privately operated public schools a windfall. But traditional public school advocates are still fighting the charters' expansion.

Margarita Rios (with KIPP Dream Prep from Houston, center) along with students, educators, activists and parents rallies on the south lawn of the Capitol in Austin Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to show support for expanding school choice options during National School Choice Week. Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick spoke in favor of expanding school choice options.

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