Category Archives: Finance

Public Education and Charter Schools: Competition Confusion

The goal of this blog is to define “competition” in two different settings – the government market and the free market – as it applies to K-12 Public Education* and Charter Schools. When an organization or institution is fully funded … Continue reading

Posted in Finance | Leave a comment

Please Sue Us Soon (Part III)

This is the third and final blog in a three-part series titled, “Please Sue Us Soon.” Texas now has three school finance lawsuits in various stages of development. In all likelihood, School Districts will prevail on one litigation point, if … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Finance, Legislature, School Finance | Leave a comment

Please Sue Us Soon (Part II)

This is the second blog in a three part series titled, “Please Sue Us Soon.” The title came by a message from a state representative to Mr. David Thompson, a well-known school finance litigator, during the 82nd Legislative Session. In … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Finance, School Finance | Leave a comment

The Structural Deficit: Planned Pain II

At this site, we have written about the state’s structural deficit in funding public education (A Budgetary Frankenstein (January 30, 2011) and Structural Deficit: Planned Pain (February 17, 2011)). The good news is that an elected state official is talking … Continue reading

Posted in Finance, Legislature | Leave a comment