5 things needed in any Texas school finance plan

November 28, 2018  

As we’ve traveled the state, people have told us they are primarily concerned about two things: property tax relief and school finance.

They also recognize these two issues are intertwined—both need to be addressed simultaneously. They want measurable relief in their tax statement and they want more investment in their public schools.

Solving these issues will require funding commitments from the state. And based on recent conversations within the Texas Commission on Public School Finance, Texas will have the resources available to invest this session. Now is the time for the Texas Legislature to address both meaningful property tax relief and comprehensive school finance reform.

Raise Your Hand Texas believes any school finance plan under consideration should reflect the following principles:

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