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Texas Senate will consider many bills in one for school finance vote

Published on May 21, 2017 under CommunityImpact

The Texas Senate is expected to hear a version of a House school finance bill, as soon as Sunday evening, that would put an extra $530 million into public schools — giving in a little to the House’s original proposal of an additional $1.5 billion, according to a memo circulated to Senate staffers on Saturday. Senate leaders are offering the extra half billion as a tool to get House members to approve a version of House Bill 21 that includes “private school choice,” a priority for Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick this session. The Senate had previously budgeted for more money […]

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