North Texas School Districts Fear They’ll Get Much Less Money Than Promised In School Finance Reform Bill

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) –  School district leaders in Dallas, Plano and Richardson are sounding the alarm about a key part of the School Finance Reform bill being hammered out at the State Capitol in Austin.

They say they’re very concerned they may end up receiving far less money than they were first promised by state lawmakers.

They say any optimism they had initially has faded and call the whole process a “shell game.”

“If you take money from here, and put it here, that’s not transformation.  That doesn’t help kids, that hurts kids,” Plano ISD Superintendent Sara Bosner said.

Plano, Dallas and Richardson school district leaders — along with a representative of the Dallas Regional Chamber and former chair of the Plano Chamber of Commerce held a news conference Friday.

Other districts across the state held news conferences of their own as well.

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Original published: 2019-05-17 18:00:03 Read the full Dallas News here

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