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Wow. That orange part is the projected #Latino child growth in Texas. #TXLege #txed
Growth of children will be in urban core, along with inner suburban rings, lower Rio Grande Valley and some west counties, including El Paso. #TXLege
Now Texas State demographer said Texas is growing at a rapid rate, and Latino group is growing the most rapidly.
Enoch said funding should be based on "outputs," such as achievement, and not on inputs (number of students in a school). Also said there is nothing in law saying schools need to be funded by property taxes #TXLege
We heard from Justice Craig Enoch who told the committee members that the court gave the leg a lot of latitude to fix finance system. #TXLege
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