It Takes All Three

A Strong Texas Recovery Takes All Three

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Stool Day 2021

3-legged stool

Why Stools?

Just like a steady stool needs three strong legs, our schools need Texas leadership to follow through on three simple commitments.

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Press Conference & Three-Legged Stool Day Assets

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Three-Legged Stool Day at the Capitol

Our Director of Policy, Bob Popinski, explains why we brought a six-foot stool to the Texas Capitol.

Bob Popinski Three Legged Stool Day Photo


Letter to Lawmakers

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In the News

KXXV – March 25, 2021

Public schools hope second and third stimulus provide more funding after first gave little hope

KLTV – March 29, 2021

ETN: Raise Your Hand Texas working to get money allocated for schools from East Texas lawmakers

KLTV – March 30, 2021

Advocacy group, school leaders make voices heard over COVID-19 federal school funding

Fort Worth Star-Telegram – March 31, 2021

Fort Worth mayor wants to extend school year to help students catch up. Would it work?

San Antonio Express-News – March 31, 2021

Editorial: Anxious schools beg for funding

The Dallas Morning News – March 31, 2021

Dallas and Plano ISD trustees: Texas legislators must allow federal money to flow to schools

San Antonio Report – April 1, 2021

State leaders hijacking stimulus funds meant for Texas public schools

KCBD- April 1, 2021

Public school advocate estimates $223 million owed to South Plains districts in relief funding

Alice Echo-News Journal – April 2, 2021

Stimulus funding and South Texas school districts: Here’s what to know

Bollyinside – April 2, 2021

What you need to know about the South Texas impact

Telemundo 40 – April 3, 2021

“No nos llegaron los fondos del estímulo ecónomico”: distritos escolares de Texas exigen el dinero extra que envió el Gobierno Federal

The Dallas Morning News – April 6, 2021

H-E-B chairman, former House speaker urge Texas to flow $18 billion in federal dollars directly to public schools

San Antonio Report – April 6, 2021

Charles Butt, Joe Straus call for state to release $18B in federal funds to schools

KXAN – April 6, 2021

IN-DEPTH: What’s holding lawmakers back from distributing $17B to Texas schools?

The Eagle – April 7, 2021

Analysis: A Texas state budget — minus $38.6 billion in federal stimulus money

Fort Worth Report – April 18, 2021

Tarrant County schools could receive nearly $1 billion in federal stimulus funds — if Texas Legislature releases dollars

Longview News-Journal – April 19, 2021

Advocacy group working to get schools federal funds visits Longview ISD

KLTV – April 19, 2021

Non-profit organization dealing with education policy brings three-legged stool tour to Longview

Austin American Statesman – April 22, 2021

Texas school districts eagerly await $17.9 billion in federal education aid

San Antonio Express-News – April 22, 2021

‘Bad faith denial and delay.’ Democrats shame Texas for stalling $17.9B in school funding

KWTX – April 22, 2021

School districts urge Texas lawmakers to release billions in federal stimulus funds now in limbo

For additional resources and to learn more about COVID-19 relief funding to public schools, visit our #FundTxEdRecovery page.

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