PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – School district leaders from North Texas are headed to the Texas Capitol Wednesday as House members vote on one of the most anticipated pieces of legislation this year: school finance.
Under HB 3, the state would spend $9 billion more on public schools during the 2020-2021 budget than the current two year budget.
As part of the legislation, lawmakers would reduce the property tax increases Texans have had to pay these past years and inject more state funding for schools.
Earlier this week, the Texas House released a list of how much more money each school district would receive during the next two years.
Plano ISD School Board President Missy Bender said she likes what she has seen so far. “This is