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15th Annual School Finance & Legislative Workshop

Featuring guest speakers Rep. Drew DarbyRep. John OttoRep. John Zerwas, The Honorable John K. Dietz, Ben Sargent, Editorial Cartoonist, Bruce Lesley, First Focus,  Dr. Wayne Pierce & Dr. Ray Freeman, Equity Center. Deadline to register is 5 p.m. January 22, 2015.

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Event Details:
11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. l January 25, 2015
Austin Convention Center

Equity Center Hosts Layers of Knowledge School Finance Training

Please contact info@equitycenter.org for additional details or use the links below to register.

Legislative Staff Training:
Jan. 28, 2015 – 2:30 p.m.

2014-15 Membership Drive Membership Meeting

Over 660 school districts have renewed their membership for the 2014-15 school year. If you have not sent in your pledge, please do so today. You can fax it is 512.478.6433 or email it to info@equitycenter.org.

Swelling Districts Find Costly Way to Grow Campuses
Texas Tribune — August 29, 2014

In 1994, the Leander school district had 7,200 students and was growing fast. To handle the hundreds of additional students expected in the coming year, the Central Texas district embarked on a building binge, including the construction of its sixth and seventh elementary schools. Read Full Story.

How to reframe the education reform debate

Washington Post

Education policymakers have successfully frames the language of modern school reform to reflect specific values — “accountability,” for example, means standardized test–based accountability, and “no excuses” means that teachers are to blame if students don’t do well.

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