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The 2023 Texas Tribune Festival

Compromise or pick a side? Texas House members offer preview of school vouchers debate ahead of special session

Lawmakers at a Texas Tribune Fest panel found common ground on school funding and teacher pay but took starkly different stances on “school choice.”

Brian Lopez, public education reporter at The Texas Tribune, moderates a panel on school choice with Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, James Talarico and James Frank at The Texas Tribune Festival in Austin on Sept. 23, 2023.

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