Issue Awareness

Time to Renovate our School Finance System

posted Jan 10, 2019, 1:34 PM by Kealing PTA Webmaster

It's Time to Renovate our School Finance System - Austin area parents and educators are invited to learn about the Texas school finance system, property taxes, recapture, and the remodels needed to ensure all children have access to a high quality education.

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About the Presenter
Chandra Villanueva oversees the Center's work on education, workforce development and job quality. She joined CPPP in 2010 and focused on school finance and education policy ranging from early education to higher education access and success. Prior to joining the Center, Chandra was the manager of Advocacy and Public Policy with the Women’s Prison Association (WPA) in New York City. At WPA, she educated formerly incarcerated women on the legislative process and researched options for pregnant women in the criminal justice system. Chandra has also served as a Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center with placements in Tucson, Arizona and Washington, DC. Chandra earned a Master of Public Administration from New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and a Bachelor of Arts from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. 

"Just Fund It TX" is Off and Running and We Need Your Help!

posted Jan 8, 2019, 1:50 PM by Kealing PTA Webmaster

Please join us on January 6th from 3pm-5pm at 4804 Grover Ave. This meeting is for students and parents interested in leading the way on JustFundItTX/ this important issue.

The Texas Legislature only meets for 140 days every other year, and the 2019 session starts January 8th.

Let's get organized, make use of our varied strengths and talents, spread the word to our friends and families across the state, so we can speak together to urge the legislature to fund our schools!

Like us on Facebook at JustFundItTX/ and follow us on Twitter @JustFundItTX.

Thank you!
Just Fund It TX leadership team

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