A Step-By-Step Guide to the School Finance Battle


 

For two days, the House and Senate have been locked in negotiations about just how they’ll distribute $4 billion in funding cuts to school districts. It’s the first time we’ve decreased funding for public education since our modern school finance system went into place in 1949. 

Eissler’s plan has never been heard in Commitee, will never get a debate

Conference Committee

A good number of Senate Republicans have been adamant that whatever school finance plan comes up must the flawed target revenue system

This is hardly a partisan issue: Rs may block, 

Hochberg Plan Gone and Hochberg out of negotiations

Inclusion of Edujobs funds in runs

Summer Session, Must pass

Another Pitts, Turner, Crownover, Eissler, Geren // Senators Duncan, Chair; Williams, West, Patrick, and Deuell

Dewhurst, Shapiro, Duncan and Deuell face off with Eissler, Geren, Branch and Pitts

Do you think free access to journalism like this is important? The Texas Observer is known for its fiercely independent, uncompromising work—which we are pleased to provide to the public at no charge in this space. That means we rely on the generosity of our readers who believe that this work is important. You can chip in for as little as 99 cents a month. If you believe in this mission, we need your help.



Top