The Texas Constitution requires the State to provide education for all students. But state funding has dropped, not risen. During the last two decades, the state has reduced its contribution from 54% in 2000 to 36% in 2019.

See graphic (2019)

See printable infographic (2018).

See IDRA’s analysis policy brief, Fair and Essential Education Funding Requires State Investment (2018).

See our data maps: Texas Share of School Funding (2022-23) – IDRA Map • Texas Bilingual Education Funding (2022-23) – IDRA Map • Texas Special Education Funding (2022-23) – IDRA Map