You don’t have to understand how an engine works to drive a car. And you don’t have to be a lawyer to push for fair funding. It’s in everyone’s interest that we have schools that are excellent and equitably funded. Below are brief easy-to-understand presentations that give an overview of Texas’ school funding system.

State Role in Equalizing Funding
Why fair funding depends on our state

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How Your Schools are Funded
Where school monies come from and who decides how they are spent


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Property Taxes and Your Schools
How your property taxes are calculated

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Equalizing School Funding: What is Recapture?
How does the current system promote equity

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