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Texas Public Policy Foundation “Misspeaks” When Predicting Higher Teacher Salaries Under Privatization

The Texas Public Policy Foundation, which is closely aligned with ALEC, Texans for Education Reform, and other groups determined to privatize public education, recently Tweeted:  “#SchoolChoice will increase average #Texas teacher pay.”  The following study, in response, was conducted by economist Dr. Larry Toenjes of Houston.  His source of data was the Snapshot data on […]

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Public Education Spending

The following link will take you to a report from the Texas Comptroller’s office about spending in Texas for public education–something that lots of people are talking about this coming week when the court hearing begins in the case where 70% of the state’s school districts are suing the State of Texas due to inadequate […]

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