• September 19, 2020

Tags : school finance

Op-Ed: ‘The Business Model’ and Schools

In the state of Texas, if a school district wants to raise operating funds by raising the local tax rate, they have to go to the voters. Public schools in Texas are the only taxing entity that have to ask for voter approval any time they wish to raise taxes. Of course, in lean times […]Read More

Analysis: Education Funding With a Judicial Assist

A new season of school finance lies immediately ahead — a new opportunity for the courts to tell the Legislature to do its job or to congratulate it for getting things just right. Bet on the former. That’s how it usually goes with money for schools. It’s hard to change the mix of funds from state and […]Read More