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Education officials expect increases in special education enrollment, spending

Texas education officials say they are anticipating increased costs for special education as the state implements a federally mandated plan to improve services for children with disabilities. The plan is expected to increase the number of students served by school district special … Continue reading

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Texas Legislature’s 2015 session in review

The 84th Texas Legislature considered a variety of issues during its regular, 140-day session earlier this year. Members filed 6,276 bills during this year’s regular session, which ended June 1. Of these, 1,323 were passed by both chambers and sent to the governor for approval. … Continue reading

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See you next interim …

Publication of Interim News Briefs is on hold during the regular session of the 84th Texas Legislature but will resume after the session concludes on June 1. In the meantime, click here to see the House Research Organization’s latest Daily Floor Report.

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