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Texas Legislature finishes fourth special session without school vouchers, public education funds and more

Posted on AllSides December 5th, 2023

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — With the final gavel of the year in the Capitol chambers, special session four came to close Tuesday without passing Gov. Greg Abbott’s priorities regarding school safety, teacher pay, education savings accounts, and an election bill. This stagnation was mostly attributable to the proposal to subsidize private schools through education savings accounts, a battle that stretched from the beginning of the regular special session into the third and fourth special sessions. After the House adjourned sine die without taking action on two Senate bills Tuesday, senators were...

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