- by Morgan Smith and Andrew Weber of Texas Tribune
Whether Texas schools end up with $4 billion or $10 billion less in state funding by the end of the 82nd legislative session, lawmakers face historic choices in deciding what course public education will take.
Tribune readers, wondering what was personally at stake for the state’s education policy makers, asked us to check where lawmakers send their children to school. We obhttp://timesoftexas.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post-new.phpliged, and posed that question to all 181 members of the Legislature and 15 members of the State Board of Education.
The results? Overwhelmingly, about 75 percent of their children attend, or have attended, public schools.
- “Expanding Charter Schools in Texas a Win, Win, Win” and related posts (texasinsider.org)