Only a smattering of local school districts would get a significant infusion of new money under the budget proposal up for debate in the Texas House on Thursday.
House budget-writers have included an additional $2.5 billion for school aid in the 2014-15 budget bill as they try to restore some of the $4 billion cut in 2011. The House education proposal is about $1 billion more than what the Texas Senate approved weeks ago.
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School Funding Increases by District
District / 2013-14 Per-Student Increase / 2014-15 Per-Student Increase / Two-Year Per-Student Reduction after 2011
Austin / $28 / $16 / $916
Bastrop / $272 / $389 / $389
Eanes / $37 / $30 / $1,014
Hutto / $207 / $328 / $867
Pflugerville / $265 / $380 / $611
Round Rock / $35 / $27 / $938
Sources: Moak, Casey & Associates; State Legislative Budget Board; area school districts