Funding Public Ed in TX: District & State Views

Mar 6, 2018

12:30pm – 1:30pm CT

For decades, Texas has been challenged to envision and implement an encompassing solution for funding its public schools. As stated in the 2016 Texas Supreme Court ruling that upheld the constitutionality of the state’s current approach: “Our Byzantine school funding ‘system’ is undeniably imperfect, with immense room for improvement.” Blending both practical school district perspective with state policy considerations, join prominent voices from the front lines of this critical conversation.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Noel Candelaria

Texas State Teachers Association

Gina Hinojosa

Texas House of Representatives

Melissa Taboada

Austin American-Statesman