Funding reform bill leads Texas leg action

(Texas) A sweeping overhaul of the school funding system won approval last week from the Legislature’s lower house with bipartisan support, but still faces an uncertain future in the state Senate.

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Charters vs. CTA heads for Capitol showdown

(Calif.) The growing struggle between charter schools and opponents within the traditional system will spill into legislative chambers this week as lawmakers consider several bills that would put new regulations on charters and their operators.

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