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Texas Senate unveils its priority school voucher bill

The proposal would give families who exit the state’s public education system access to $8,000 of taxpayer money each year to pay for their children’s private schooling.

Protesters holding signs and chanting, gathering in front of the Governor's Mansion during a rally against school vouchers on Oct. 7, 2023. Hundreds gathered to protest two days before a special session was slated to begin on Oct. 9, 2023.

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Politics Public education State government Brandon Creighton Greg Abbott School finance Texas Legislature Texas Senate