TCCRI Public Education Briefing Paper

As legislators continue to discuss balancing the budget without raising taxes, it is timely to address several issues specific to public education that could assist policy makers during these discussions. This TCCRI briefing paper provides a detailed overview of public education spending.

Spending reductions are necessary in the light of the state’s budget situation, and these reductions should be primarily targeted at non-teaching positions and non-essential expenditures so that the classroom educators can continue to meet the needs of Texas school children.

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