What is expected to be another long, public fight over next year’s budget in the City of Dallas is about to get underway. Dallas is holding a public hearing on its’ budget shortfall.
A Texas Senate Committee is hearing debate on a bill that would allow school districts to cut teachers pay and use furlough days as ways to trim budgets. The bill has the support of DISD Superintendent Michal Hinojosa.
“Save our teachers! Save our teachers!” The chant echoed off the concrete parking lot of Lincoln High School.
Facing a $15 billion budget shortfall in their own state, Texas senators approved a resolution Wednesday urging Congress to propose a constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget.
Some Texas school districts are talking about eliminating their pre-K programs as a way to help fix their huge budget gaps.