Though it is the state’s responsibility to provide a substantial share of school funding, Texas relies heavily on local property taxes to fund our schools.
This week, CPPP, along with the National Association of Latino and Appointed Officials (NALEO) and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) urged
This commentary was originally published in The Quorum Report on August 30, 2018. This week Governor Abbott made a case for boosting state funding to
Congress still has not passed a federal Farm Bill, a major piece of legislation that gets renewed every five years or so. The Farm Bill
This blog post was written by Communications Intern Bianca Lopez. It’s been seven years since the Texas Legislature made deep budget cuts to public education,
Earlier this year, the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) told states they would support state proposals to change Medicaid rules so that adults
This post was written by CPPP Communications Intern Bianca Lopez. Photo credit: Glenn Strong, Flickr. CC license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 In general, math scores are a pretty
On Tuesday, January 23, the new Texas Commission on Public School Finance will hold its first meeting in Austin. The Commission has the chance to