In-Depth: Non-FSP Programs and the Permanent School Fund

AUSTIN, TX – The House Appropriations Subcommittee (S/C) on Article III held a meeting Wednesday, February 20th to listen to testimony on House Budget recommendations for the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Testifying before the committee were members of the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) and Education Commissioner Mike Morath. Regarding public education programs administered by TEA outside […]

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In-Depth: Early Childhood Education in the House Base Budget

AUSTIN, TX – The House Appropriations Subcommittee (S/C) on Article III held a meeting Wednesday, February 20th to listen to testimony on House Budget recommendations for the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Testifying before the committee were members of the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) and Education Commissioner Mike Morath. Rep. Armando Walle (D-Houston) asked why there was […]

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In-Depth: Special Education in the House Education Budget

AUSTIN, TX – The House Appropriations Subcommittee (S/C) on Article III held a meeting Wednesday, February 20th to listen to testimony on House Budget recommendations for the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Testifying before the committee were members of the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) and Education Commissioner Mike Morath. The LBB reported on the state of the […]

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In-Depth: Charter Schools and Public Education Funding

AUSTIN, TX – The House Appropriations Subcommittee (S/C) on Article III held a meeting Wednesday, February 20th to listen to testimony on House Budget recommendations for the Texas Education Agency. Testifying before the committee were members of the Legislative Budget Board (LBB). One of the issues highlighted by subcommittee members was state funding of public […]

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In-Depth: Hurricane Harvey and its Cost to Public Education

AUSTIN, TX – The House Appropriations Subcommittee (S/C) on Article III held a meeting Wednesday, February 20th to listen to testimony on House Budget recommendations for the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Testifying before the committee were members of the Legislative Budget Board (LBB). Hurricane Harvey left a big impact on Texas public schools in 2017 […]

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