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How One Tiny School District In Rural West Texas Is Making It Work

By Sally Beauvais It’s early yet in the 2019 state legislative session, but lawmakers have already named school finance reform as a top priority at the Texas Capitol this go-round. Cities and suburbs can dominate the conversation when it comes … Continue reading

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At Struggling Fort Davis ISD, Student Volunteers Revive the Band

Last month, a Travis County district judge ruled the state’s education finance system is unconstitutional. Judge John Diez ruled the system doesn’t give schools enough money to meet state-approved standards, and that it puts too much of a burden on … Continue reading

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Voters Approve Fort Davis ISD Tax Increase

Voters in Fort Davis have approved an increased tax rate for the Fort Davis school district. The measure to increase the rate from $1.04 to 1.17 passed in early voting and in the regular election on Tuesday, but the results were close – … Continue reading

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