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Demographic Trends Across Texas and its Impact on Fast Growing School Districts

Demographic Trends Across Texas and its Impact on Fast Growing School Districts

 

Fast Growth School Coalition is pleased to welcome Bob Templeton of Templeton Demographics for our March Lunch and Learn. Leading a fast growth district creates opportunities and challenges. Templeton Demographics understands how municipal planning, unemployment rates, and economic development impact annual student growth. Bob will offer his expert analysis of the demographic trends driving a changing Texas, as well as how COVID-19 is impacting the state and its public schools for the near and long-term. Join us for Bob’s presentation and an opportunity for discussion. 

 

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RYHT: Money Intended for Education Should Stay in Education

Raise Your Hand Texas Testifies, "Money Intended for Education Should Stay in Education"

The federal government is providing billions in COVID-19 relief funding to public schools across the country. Texas initially received $1.3 billion in federal stimulus funding intended for our schools in the spring of 2020. However, our schools did not see any additional money because Texas instead diverted these funds to fill other state budget holes.

Now, another $5.5 billion in federal funds promised to our schools hangs in the balance.

The state should not use federal stimulus dollars that were meant for education to fill other holes in the state budget. Please share on social media with #FundTxEdRecovery. Learn more here.

Read Raise Your Hand Texas's Senate Finance Committee Testimony from February 22