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Understanding Texas School Finance

The Texas Legislature kicks off its 86th session next week, and school finance promises to be one of the issues that will get some attention. Many legislators have said that fixing the way Texas funds schools is the most important issue of the session.

Public schools are currently funded using a complex formula that’s been in place since 1993. A video by Raise Your Hand Texas does an excellent job of explaining the problem with school finance today and what can be done to fix it.

Watch “The Basics of School Finance” by Raise Your Hand Texas.

January 4, 2019