Education Week has been a great resource for Trump's proposed education budget. The most recent blog post describes how the policies would impact the states with the most disadvantaged students.
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Please find attached the Senate Committee Substitute for HB 21.
This afternoon Dan Huberty, chairman of the
House Public Education Committee, addressed the press concerning HB 21, a
school finance bill which he filed today. The LBB released models of the new school finance plan as well.
Forty-four days into the 85th Legislative Session (96 days remaining), the budget process is still in its initial stages. Both the Senate and House Committees and the respective subcommittees and working groups have heard public testimony. MCA has prepared an updated overview.
The following is an opinion article from Moak, Casey and Associates
The Lt. Governor announced the members of the Senate committees today. Sen. Taylor will be the chair of the Senate Education Committee. For more details please view the document.
TEA Commissioner Mike Morath publicly released the 2015-16 A-F Ratings: A Report to the 85th Texas Legislature. The following is Moak, Casey and Associates' preliminary analysis of this "work-in-progress" report.
The following is an opinion article from Moak, Casey and Associates.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus sent a letter to the Texas Education Agency to immediately stop penalizing school districts for providing specialized education services to more than 8.5 percent of students.
The Texas Supreme Court has ruled on the school finance case this morning. We are still reviewing the 100 page document, but the current school finance system has been ruled constitutional on all fronts. We will have more analysis is coming days.
This presentation given at the 2017 TASBOFest Conference details the most recent legislative events of the 85th Regular Session. It explores budget and revenue issues, as well as various school finance related items.
The MCA 2017 Assessment Conference presentation detailing updates on accountability, assessment, and a legislative update.
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