It doesn’t need to be long. It’s pretty simple.
School districts decide what to do with the money they get from the state.
If they spend it on flat-screen TVs or iPads or gigantic administrator salaries and lay off teachers, that’s their fault.
If you know someone who likes to rant about Texas cutting education funding – which was actually a smaller increase than anticipated, not a real cut, by the way – tell them to go to their school board first. Let’s fix the leaks before we start dumping more water into the bucket.