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School voucher bill gets initial approval in the Texas Senate, heads over to a more skeptical House

The Senate also approved Senate Bill 2, which would infuse $5.2 billion to school districts to help them with teacher raises and rising costs. Gov. Greg Abbott said he would add those items to the special session’s agenda once lawmakers approve a voucher program.

Students work at their desks at Blanco Vista Elementary School in San Marcos on Monday August, 23, 2021.

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Politics Public education State government Brandon Creighton Greg Abbott