Texas Legislators Still at Work on a Budget

June 2011
Educational Marketer;6/6/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p1
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The article reports on the effort of legislators to render a special session for a state budget that gives funding to public education and healthcare in Texas. The 172 billion dollars budget will start its funding operations on September 1, 2011 until August 2013. Legislators have conceded on a conference bill dependent on the finance deal calling for 10% cut to basic formula funding and 25% decrease for special projects in universities for the implementation of a robust accountability system.


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