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Perry Poisons Education Funding
How will Texas schools fare without federal education money?
"...unravel the current fight between the U.S. Department of Education and Gov. Rick Perry over emergency public school funding...."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Education Funding May Require Special Session
Lawmakers at impasse over school finance
"...one knows how much the state will spend on education or how it will slice up the funding, and..."

May 20, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

House to Address Education Funding
Speaker Joe Straus sets school finance as interim item
"...head, there would be no impetus to fix a funding process that even the justices admitted is substandard...."

June 10, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: Does Business Really Hate Education?
It's way past time for some new voices on education policy
"...two board seats and about a half-billion dollars in funding proposals (yes, that's a "B"). The League of Women..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Drop in the Bucket: Disputed Fed Ed Funding Comes to Texas
Disputed fed ed funding comes to Texas
"...likely to receive a delayed $830 million in school funding under the federal Education Jobs bill. Yet lawmakers still..."

April 22, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Community College Funding Crisis Resolved
Deal restores $154 million Perry vetoed in June.
"...they had found a solution to the community college funding crisis caused in June by Perry's ham-handed veto of..."

Oct. 23, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

The Education Session
The Lege takes another run at patching school finance
"...have also become walking, talking metaphors for what Texas education does wrong. The figures laid out at the rally..."

May 1, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas House Funnels HIV Funds to Abstinence Education
House passes measure diverting HIV funds to abstinence education
"...divert $3 million from HIV/STD prevention programs to abstinence-only education sailed through the House during Tuesday’s marathon debate over..."

April 1, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

A-to-Z Guide to Education in 1999
"...and Audits. This was the first year the Texas Education Agency rated school districts "unacceptable" for submitting unreliable student..."

Jan. 7, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Texas Teachers Rally at Capitol for More Funding
Educators show qualified support for HB 3's "Texas Plan"
"...their plans to bolster teacher pay and increase state funding for public schools, hundreds of teachers gathered at the..."

March 12, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Coalition to Advocate for Increased Family Planning Funding
Full funding will increase state savings
"...questions persist about the future of women's health care funding – and there's a new player in town ready..."

Jan. 25, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Perry Signs Education Bill: Now What?
Gov signs off on HB5 after veto speculation
"...system, it's one of the most significant pieces of education legislation in decades...."

June 10, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Ingalls Angles Education Board Bid
Former mayoral candidate Josiah Ingalls to run for SBOE seat
"...As if Texas' State Board of Education was wanting for excitement: perennial-candidate-in-the-making Josiah Ingalls has announced..."

Sept. 8, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Republicans Play Defense on Education
Their strategy? Find someone else to blame.
"...From education funding to student testing, the Texas public school system..."

March 18, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Education: Dialing for Dollars
School funding remains unconstitutional: Will the Lege act?
"...their already-limited property tax coffers. In a Dec. 2 education symposium at the Capitol, Raise Your Hand Texas CEO..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Higher Ed Funding: Congress comes to ACC
Looking at new methods to distribute federal education funds earmarked for historically black- and Hispanic-serving colleges and universities, U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa hosts hearing on ACC Eastview campus
"...of Texas – is the growing gateway to higher education for minority students in Austin-area school districts. Statistics show..."

June 8, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

An Education Only a Boss Could Love
Public schools lurch a little closer to privatization with HB 2
"...The House education bill introduced last week drew instant criticism from teachers..."

Feb. 11, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Texas Education Agency on the Money
Budget cuts coming to state public schools. Sound familiar?
"...The Texas Education Agency will seek about $3.5 billion less in funding..."

Sept. 21, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Texas School Funding
Still unconstitutional
"...state property tax. Moreover, the end result violates the education clause of the Texas constitution, requiring that the state..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Price of an Education
As the Lege looms, don't bet the house on new money for schools
"...Gov. Rick Perry weighed in on public education last week, first in his own voice and then..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Fed School Funding
Teachers' unions say Race to the Top places too much emphasis on testing
"...application – despite months of preparation by the Texas Education Agency. Perry's political opponents call his decision to reject..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Radnofsky's Education Fixes Fall on Few Ears
Senate candidate Barbara Ann Radnofsky demands incumbent Hutchison 'end the war on children,' lays out proposals for aiding public education
"...her proposals for how the feds can aid public education. "Most people know that Texas leads the country in..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Community Colleges to Regain Health Benefits Funding
Perry cuts deal to restore $154 million
"...Four months after his veto of health benefits funding for Texas' community colleges caused an uproar, Gov. Rick..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

An Education Wish List
A business think tank says more funding is needed to send low-income kids to college
"...atop Santa's knee. On Wednesday, the Texas Business and Education Coalition, a nonprofit that weighs in on educational policies..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

The Continuing Education of Rick Perry
An old refrain was sung yet again Tuesday in a Senate hearing – the governor goes on a veto rampage, leaving legislators (and others) to wonder why his objections to their bills didn't come up earlier
"...line-item rejection in June of $154 million in community-college funding, which he nixed on the grounds that such schools..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Alums Fight UT Museum Funding Cut
Grassroots campaign hopes to restore budget
"...its total budget (see "UT to Slash Memorial Museum Funding," Nov. 15)...."

Jan. 24, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

Education: 'It's Time To Be Innovative'
Something everyone can agree on: digital classrooms
"...between all parties during last week's SXSWedu technology and education conference – but the consensus stopped there. On one..."

March 16, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Education Stories
"...The U.S. Department of Education will take more of a backseat in education policy,..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Report Highlights Inequities in AISD Funding
Title I cash and private fundraising don't align in most local schools
"...the TCRP has released a report showing a stark funding gap between high achieving and struggling schools, which Harrington..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

School Funding Bill 'Could Have Been Worse'
Senate Bill 1 on deck for House debate
"...First, the bad news: If the current school funding proposals pass, the district will face a cut in..."

June 10, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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