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Texas high school stadium costs $70 million in district that can't afford elementary schools- by Diane Ravitch

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"Texans are being scammed. The legislature never fully restored the $5 billion in cuts to public schools that they extracted in 2011. But Katy, Texas is spending $71 million for a new football stadium\. There is no investment in children or in  public schools, which are overcrowded. The district needs a new elementary school, but it can’t afford to build one. Please, let us not hear any rhetoric from Texas elected officials about how they love the children, how they want the state to attract new businesses by having great schools, how they are planning for the future. The legislature never fully restored the $5 billion in cuts to public schools that they extracted in 2011. The only investment the politicians are willing to make is in charter schools & which not new money- this takes money from existing public schools."

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