House budget-writers scraped together an additional $1.5 billion for public education Thursday, but that wasn’t enough to mollify Democrats who say more needs to be found to help Texas schools.
“If this is the start and the finish line, then I think we are doing the schoolchildren a disservice,” state Rep. Sylvester Turner, D-Houston, said as the House Appropriations Committee wrapped up work on its 2014-15 budget bill.
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