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Senate education leader takes up school finance, adds tuition subsidies

Published on May 11, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Top Senate education leader Larry Taylor took up the House’s major school finance reform bill in committee, but tacked on a controversial provision subsidizing private school tuition for special needs students — a move unlikely to go over well in the House. The Senate Education Committee on Thursday morning held a public hearing on the Senate’s version of House Bill 21, which Taylor, R-Friendswood, said would cost much less than the House version — which has been pegged at around $1.6 billion. Public education advocates who expected to speak in favor of HB 21 ended up switching their position to oppose […]

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