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West Texas Lawmaker Introduces Legislation To Repeal The Robinhood Plan

By Mitch Borden Take from the rich and give to the poor. That’s the idea behind “recapture” — the state’s education funding strategy that’s more commonly known as the “Robin Hood” plan. The plan redistributes a portion of property tax … Continue reading

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Marfa ISD Administration Office (Photo via Anna Rose MacArthur)

Band Will Be Cut at Marfa I.S.D., Superintendent Explains Budget Struggles

Reports recently surfaced that Marfa I.S.D.’s band program may have to be cut soon due to a sizable budget deficit at the district. CBS 7 reported that the district is facing a nearly $400,000 deficit, due in large part to the … Continue reading

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