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Politics Prevented Additional State Funding for Public Education

An editorial in the San Antonio Express-News proclaims that politics hurt public education in the last session by sinking the chances of a bill that would have provided an additional $1.5 billion in funding. The House killed the bill after a school choice amendment for students with disabilities was added. According to the article, “Opponents credibly suspect that this voucher proposal is a Trojan horse for future expansion of such a program to include all Texas public school students.”

Read “Political antics hurt public ed,” in the San Antonio Express-News.

June 28, 2017