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Monday, September 14 • 8:00am - 8:30am
School Finance and the 87th Legislature

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The chairs of the House Public Education Committee and the Senate Education Committee on what became of last session's funding overhaul and the work left undone.

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This session is presented by Raise Your Hand Texas and supported by Lone Star College, Pastors for Texas Children, TEXAS 2036 and Texas Realtors.

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Aliyya Swaby

Public Education Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Swaby has covered public education for the Tribune since 2016. She was a Livingston Award finalist in 2019 for a series on school desegregation and won the Texas State Teachers Association School Bell award in 2018. Previously, Swaby worked for the hyperlocal nonprofit New Haven Independent... Read More →

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Dan Huberty

State Representative
Huberty, R-Houston, has represented House District 127 since 2011. He serves as chair of the House Public Education Committee and sits on the County Affairs Committee. Previously, he served as board president and trustee for the Humble ISD school board. Huberty also serves as president... Read More →
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Larry Taylor

State Senator
Taylor, R-Friendswood, has represented Senate District 11 since 2013. He serves as chair of the Senate Education Committee and sits on the Finance, Higher Education, and Water and Rural Affairs committees. He also co-chairs the Joint Interim Committee to Study a Coastal Barrier System... Read More →

Monday September 14, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT