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    Statement on TEA’s Legislative Appropriations Request

    According to the Texas Education Agency’s recent budget request, the state will realize an estimated windfall of $3.7 billion, primarily due to increased revenues from local property growth and higher school district recapture payments.

    “To meet the increasing demands on our schools, Texas should reinvest these state savings back into public schools,” said Bob Popinski, Director of Policy at Raise Your Hand Texas. “Now is the time to invest in teachers, innovative programs, and high-quality, full-day pre-kindergarten for eligible students.” 

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