Texas Senate Passes School Finance Plan, Remove Sales Tax Swap Provision

AUSTIN, TX – After nearly eight hours of debate and votes on about 70 amendments, the Senate passed House Bill 3, the chief school finance reform legislation, late Monday evening. The Senate’s version of the plan includes a $5,000 across-the-board pay raise for teachers and librarians, full-day pre-K for eligible children, merit pay for teachers, […]

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