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Vouchers return this special session — and school funding might be left out. Here’s what you need to know.

Gov. Greg Abbott called lawmakers back to Austin to try again to pass education savings accounts, which would let families use state funds to pay for their children’s private schooling. Teacher pay was not part of his agenda.

Chyrece Campbell holds Pierce Campbell as he looks up at the rotunda at the state capitol. Chyrece and her children, also pictured, Madison, Gregory and Kennedy, are visiting the capitol on the first day of the 86th legislative session. Miguel Gutierrez Jr.

School vouchers 

Public school finance and teacher raises

Teacher preparation 

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Politics Public education State government Brandon Creighton Greg Abbott James Frank James Talarico School finance