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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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Why is the State’s Share of Public School Funding Shrinking?

Every year, the state of Texas and local school districts pay more and more for public education. Together, they’ll spend a projected $46 billion on Texas schools in 2017. That money comes from two main places: the state government, and … Continue reading

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