Are Wealthy Districts’ Tax Dollars Actually Funding Public Education?

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alain StephensMarch 28, 2018 1:43 pm| , , ,

Mike Collier of Houston, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, says Texas state government is poised to reap $500 million in additional local tax revenue from certain school districts. But, he says, none of that money will go to public education.

Is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the Politifact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.