Sunday, March 17, 3 - 5:00 pm
St. David's South Medical Center
West Ben White Blvd.
Community Room, Free parking.
Take elevator to 5th floor.
Follow League signs.
Get answers to questions such as these:
1.How do Texas taxpayers
rank for the local and state tax burden compared to taxpayers in other
2.What is the average increase in number of students in Texas public
schools from 2008- 2012? How has state funding kept pace with the increase in
number of students?
3.How does Texas compare with regard to the number of
residents 25 years and older with high school diplomas?
4.What is the
approximate operating expenditure per hour for Texas public school
5.How does the ratio of teachers to non-teachers now compare with
the ratio of teachers to non-teachers in past decades?
6.How much would
school districts save by privatizing operational activities such as maintenance
and food service?
LWVAA's own Gwen Santiago draws from her deep and
rich experience with public school funding to provide us with a sobering yet
entertaining and interactive approach to explain the whys and hows of the
current system of funding public education in Texas
Come with your questions. Get answers. Free and open to the
For more information, Nancy Oelklaus, VP Program, firstname.lastname@example.org