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Top Stories: Texas House To Debate School Finance Reform

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The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The Texas House today will debate several bills aimed at reforming the state’s school finance system.

Among the proposals include simplifying spending formulas, providing school districts with more state funding per student and reducing local property tax rates for school districts.

Other stories this morning:

  • Meet a two-time Congressional candidate from California who’s trying to get other like-minded conservatives to do what he did: move to Texas.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM. 

Former KERA staffer Krystina Martinez was an assistant producer. She produced local content for Morning Edition and KERANews.org. She also produced The Friday Conversation, a weekly series of conversations with North Texas newsmakers. Krystina was also the backup newscaster for the Texas Standard.