TxEd in the Media top stories (March 18, 2019)

The week in Texas Education News

Late Breaking News: Texas House committee approves budget plan with public education funding

Also stayed tuned to our Facebook and Twitter accounts tomorrow as changes are expected to be presented in the House plan for public education funding.

Unintended consequences for unsustainable Dallas ISD turnaround model?
Sen. Larry Taylor releases Senate plan for school finance that includes the artificial sweetener of the teacher/librarian pay raise along with some more bitter ingredients.



How the rally at the Capitol rocked; and what backers of the House plan aren’t getting about merit pay
‘Solidarity Forever’ rings out loud in the Capitol rotunda at the Texas Red for Ed Rally; and House school finance bill gets a hearing, with its backers dismayed that objections arose to merit pay

TxEd in the Media takes a look at the top stories in Texas education news with analysis and commentary from Texas AFT Communications Director Rob D’Amico, with highlights sent to your email every Monday.  You can read all the TxEd in the Media columns and comment on them here. You can follow Rob D’Amico on Twitter @damicoaustin and Texas AFT @TexasAFT.