Pressure mounts on Abbott’s education agenda
August 1, 2017
Updated: August 1, 2017 8:33pm
Photo: Tom Reel /San Antonio Express-News
State Rep. Diego Bernal, D-San Antonio, questions a witness on matters of teacher pay during a Public Education Committee hearing Tuesday.
State Rep. Diego Bernal, D-San Antonio, questions a witness on…
AUSTIN — Texas House members spent much of Tuesday criticizing the governor’s plans to give teachers a pay bump and allow parents to send students to private schools, casting doubt that the proposals would pass in the lower chamber, which has repeatedly voiced skepticism over the bills they say fall short of addressing the state’s larger education problems.