TX School Finance

In the NYT Dynamist Dynamo Virginia Postrel takes a look at the school finance case in Texas. She’s mostly right but it’s the penultimate graf that is the key one going forward.

Just as ideological foes of electricity deregulation exploited the California experience to attack deregulation in general, some people opposed to redistribution on principle now point to Robin Hood. But just as California’s complex system was not true deregulation, so Robin Hood does not represent the only way to transfer funds to poor school districts.

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