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School Spending Increases Linked to Better Outcomes for Poor Students
The Nation Bureau of Economic Research, or NBER, has published a working paper that shows when districts substantially increase their spending as a result of court ordered changes in school finance, low–income children were significantly more likely to graduate.Read More ...
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2014-15 Membership Drive Membership Meeting
Over 400 school districts have renewed their membership for the 2014-15 school year. If you have not sent in your pledge, please do so today. You can fax it is 512.478.6433 or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Surge in property tax bills spurs push to reform tax appraisal process
On a recent evening, more than 300 homeowners who are worried about their rising property tax bills filled First Unitarian Universalist Church in North Austin for a town hall meeting. If something doesn’t change, many said, they will soon be priced out of their homes. Read More
Decision In School Finance Trial Could Come Down This Week
It’s been close to six months since more than 600 school districts in Texas finished making their argument that the current school finance system in unconstitutional.
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