Thursday, March 16, 2017

Texas Senate Education Committee to Consider Dangerous Voucher Bill

From the Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP)...

Texas Senate Education Committee to Consider Dangerous Voucher Bill next Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Contact your state senator, and urge them to stand up for public schools


On Tuesday March 21, the Texas Senate Education Committee will discuss Senate Bill 3, a dangerous proposal that would use taxpayer dollars to subsidize private school education without accountability.

According to our recent policy analysis, SB 3 vouchers would cut public school funding in our state by more than $2 billion per year if five percent of Texas children opted into the program.

Contact your Texas State Senator and members of the Senate Education Committee today, and tell them to oppose SB 3. Click here to see how many dollars would be siphoned from public schools in Senate Education Committee members' districts.

Instead of diverting tax dollars to subsidize private school tuition for wealthier families, the Texas Legislature should remodel Texas’ outdated school finance system to ensure that there is sufficient financial support for all kids to get a quality public education, no matter where they live or what their background. 




Ann Beeson
CPPP Executive Director

Center for Public Policy Priorities



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