Tag: school finance

It’s here! Everybody has a take on the TX House’s School Finance Bill.

It’s here! Everybody has a take on the TX House’s School Finance Bill.

It’s here! It’s here! No, not the phone book. The Texas House’s bill, “The Texas Plan” to overhaul the State’s love-to-hate school finance system. Now, every public school advocate will tell you, “this is a start.” But it’s also the best start Texas has seen in decades, and before horse-trading with the ultra-conservative Texas Senate…

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Abbott’s school finance fix may just be a Trojan Horse for the tax caps he’s been after all along

Abbott’s school finance fix may just be a Trojan Horse for the tax caps he’s been after all along

Now that the election is over, we return back to our reality. Things at the state house remain functionally the same—tax-averse Republicans everywhere. Our schools also remain, according to almost any educator you ask, underfunded. Gov. Greg Abbott’s commission on public school finance may have been little more than a discussion of how to season…

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Kevin Brown to leave Alamo Heights ISD

Kevin Brown to leave Alamo Heights ISD

Alamo Heights ISD parents received some sad/happy news in their inboxes on Saturday afternoon, under the subject, “A Message from Dr. Brown.” “It is with very mixed emotions that I am writing today to share that I have accepted the position of Executive Director for the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA). I will remain…

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