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Money Still Matters: Investing in Texas Children and the Great State of Texas

Soon, very soon, the Equity Center will be publishing Money Still Matters:  Investing in Texas Children and the Great State of Texas, which I wrote for them.  I will post it on this website under “Research,” and the Equity Center will publish it on their site at http://www.equitycenter.org .  I hope you will read it […]

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Great News about the Litigation

The following story from the Dallas Morning News for Jan. 10, 2013, is one of the best pieces of news we have heard so far about the hearing on school finance that has been in progress since late October 2012.  The state’s report on the allocation gaps between low- and well-funded districts was completely in […]

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Money Matters

Many people attending our public forums for Texas Kids Can’t Wait have requested a copy of the paper that I wrote in 2010 for the Equity Center, entitled “Money DOES Matter:  Investing in Texas Children and our Future.”  There are no more hard copies available.  I have, however, posted a link to the .pdf version […]

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Equity Center, Winter 2012 In-Depth Newsletter

Go to this link for the Equity Center’s excellent articles in their Winter 2012 In-Depth Newsletter on school funding issues:  http://www.equitycenter.org/resources/in-depth-newsletters

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Texas Kids Can’t Wait by Bonnie A. Lesley

Texas Kids Can’t Wait  by Bonnie A. Lesley When we were working on the Money Does Matter publication for the Equity Center two years ago, we called for political action at the local level to influence legislators’ votes in the 2011 session. Some groups were formed, but, for the most part, they operated quietly in […]

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