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Mar 27, 2023

Last week, the Senate Education Committee heard several voucher/education savings account (ESA) bills, including SB 8. This bill is estimated to cost Texans $1 billion. 

TASB commissioned a poll on ESAs and found that 55% of Texans reported being less likely to support vouchers knowing that these proposals would give...

Mar 20, 2023

Kay and Dax journey through last week's happenings and talk about what's to come this week. Learn more about:

  • Senate Bill 175 on "taxpayer funded lobbying" a.k.a. community censorship was discussed last week
  • Conversations on property tax reduction continue
  • Legislation related to teachers, including an...

Mar 13, 2023

Things are starting to pick up in the Legislature with House and Senate committees meeting regularly. Kay and Dax discuss:

  • Enrollment vs. attendance-based school funding
  • House priority bills
  • School safety
  • The legislative process
  • Accountability of voucher (education savings account) programs

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Mar 6, 2023

This week we’ve seen Gov. Abbott travel around the state to promote education savings accounts. Kay and Dax discuss:

  • What is an education savings account and is it any different from a voucher?
  • Can public schools really be fully funded if vouchers are implemented?
  • House and Senate education committee meetings 
  • The...