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February 12, 2019      2:49 PM

Grusendorf: 9 billion!

Former Texas House Public Education Committee Chairman Grusendorf asks the following about new money for schools: “How will those dollars be distributed? What will Texas students gain in return?”

A huge bag of new money is being put on the table for public education.  That is the signal currently coming from state leadership.

Many in the school community are absolutely giddy.  Nine billion dollars, as suggested by house leadership, in new money for education would set an all-time record for increased education spending.  Actually, both the house or senate budget estimates would establish a new record for increased education spending. 

The full column by former Rep. Kent Grusendorf is in the R&D Department.

By Kent Grusendorf

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