Kent Grusendorf, Chair
Vilma Luna, Vice Chair
Dianne White Delisi
Harold V. Dutton, Jr.
Ruben Hope, Jr.
Elizabeth Ames Jones
René O. Oliveira
|• Devise a school finance system that promotes success for all Texas children.|
|• Use the constitutional requirements outlined in Edgewood IV as a starting point for developing a new school finance system; Texas cannot afford to retreat on equity.|
|• Include rational cost adjustments for uncontrollable variations in the costs of education due to geography, scale, and the needs of students.|
|• Create incentives for improved student performance and cost-effective operation.|
|• Recommend fairer methods of finance that will sustain Texas schools for the long term and that will substantially increase the state's share of funding for public education.|
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