Texas, California Have Budgets; IM Spending Down Through April

July 2011
Educational Marketer;7/4/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 14, p3
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The article reports that the proposed state budgets of Texas and California for 2011-2012 have reduced funding for education. It says that the Texas state legislature proposed budget decreased state aid to education by almost three percent for the 2011-2012 school year and almost nine percent for the 2012-2013 school year. It says that the proposed state budget of California decreased school state funding by three billion dollars.


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