- Strengthen public education solvency and improve public education by re-designing the school finance system to be student-centered, thereby ensuring improved student outcomes.
Texas is spending more on public education in total and per student than ever before. Taxes do not have to be increased to improve student outcomes.
In fact, TEA data indicates that some school districts with high percentages of economically disadvantaged students are achieving relatively good student results at a lower cost than other school districts.
“Before the Legislature enacts a big statewide tax increase, lawmakers should ask the hard questions. Are we getting our money’s worth? Can we use our education funds more wisely? And are we focused on saving a system, or saving our kids?”