Even With Much Higher Oil and Gas Taxes Coming In, State Education Is Lacking Funds, Report Says

August 1, 2018   With about a quarter of Texas oil and natural gas production taxes going toward the Foundation School Program even as the state's school-age population is the fastest-growing in America, a new report indicates public schools in Texas are under-funded. The report calls for restoring of education funds cut by the 2011 legislature to enable Texas to meet its commitments for education and to cope with incoming students, estimated at about 850,000 in the past decade...
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