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Legislative Roundup: May 28

Legislative Roundup: May 28

The 86th Texas Legislative Session concluded on Monday, May 27, and the House and Senate approved final legislation on a negotiated version of House Bill 3. The bill allocates $6.5 billion for public education and $5.1 billion for lowering school district taxes. Some of the items included in the bill are:

  • Raising the amount of per-student funding
  • Increasing compensation for full-time teachers, nurses, counselors and librarians with a smaller amount designated for raises among other employees
  • Allocating money for districts that choose to start merit pay programs
  • Funding full-day pre-K for eligible students
  • Lowering property tax rates statewide
  • Using current year property values to calculate how much state and local funding school districts receive

House Bill 3 must now be approved by Gov. Abbott.

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Make sure to see the Klein Leadership Coalition Website for additional resources.


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