By Phyllis K. Smith
As school districts around the state try desperately to close their budget gaps, a lot is at stake including hundreds of local jobs and higher taxes. But who’s to blame and what can we do to secure the future of quality public education?
In these tough times, higher taxes are a tough sell. Many want the state legislature to clean up its mess. Joe Smith with the school finance watchdog group texasisd.com has been to the front lines and said it looks grim.