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Plus the inequities of the robin hood Texas school funding. All "rich" districts have to pay the state their excess (as determined by the state) property tax money to be distributed to districts with a lesser tax base.

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On 5/22/2014 11:00 AM, Polhemus, William wrote:
We've got lots of examples of this here.

One reason why my wife - a public school teacher - quit her job to stay home and homeschool our granddaughter who lives with us.

The public schools have gone to pot quickly since the Federal Government got involved in funding and mandating ****. The last thing anyone worries about is whether the kids are learning.

Doing well on standardized tests. That's the focus.

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The thing that really caught my eye is how this community mustered $60M for a stadium. My daughter's elementary school struggles to raise $60k at its auction...

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