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Texas Senate approves education savings account bill — but House signals a tough road ahead

A Texas House vote earlier in the day suggests Senate Bill 8 might be short of the votes needed to pass in the lower chamber. Senators also passed a bill on Thursday that would give teachers a one-time bonus.

Elementary students learn about amphibians at REACH Homeschool Co-op in Clear Lake, TX on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022.

House budget vote is bad omen for voucher programs

Seeking middle ground with opponents

Worries about impact on LGBTQ students

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Politics Public education Brandon Creighton Dan Patrick Greg Abbott Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature Texas Senate