Senate Budget Shortchanges Public Schools

FGSC Calls on Senate to Address Funding for Public Schools, Charter Facilities AUSTIN, TEXAS (March 15, 2017)—The following statement on the Senate’s budget proposal for Texas public schools should be attributed to Dr. Guy Sconzo, Executive Director of the Fast Growth School Coalition: “The Texas Senate is shortchanging Texas public schools and charter schools with…

NIFA – Senate Budget Comparison

Under the current proposal for funding in the Texas Senate, fast growth school districts would see their New Instructional Facilities Allotment (NIFA) slashed. Here’s a look at a sampling of the fast growth districts’ NIFA funding for the current biennium and as proposed for 2018-2019.