Participants in a school finance forum sought help from business leaders in electing lawmakers friendly to public education.
Voters approved the NISD’s nearly $849 million bond package Saturday, the largest in the district’s history, while in the Alamo Colleges District, one incumbent trustee and a challenger are headed to runoffs.
Voters from Northside Independent School District and select Alamo College single member districts will face a choice on the May 5 ballot in an election that typically receives sparse voter turnout.
The committee’s goal is to propose a legislative agenda in the summer that summarizes potential solutions to improving the school finance system.
Northside Independent School District, San Antonio’s largest school district, will ask voters to approve a bond of $848.91 million in May.
San Antonio Youth Literacy will host a panel discussion Tuesday on improving literacy and education outcomes in Bexar County schools.
A panel of education leaders said the future of Texas’ public education system is clouded by underfunding and a looming teacher shortage.
If Texas doesn’t figure out a way to bridge the education gaps between its white and Hispanic populations, the poverty level in the state will skyrocket.