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Perry: Texas Education Spending Had 'Phenomenal' Growth

KUT News

By the state’s own reckoning, Texas’ population increased four percent  increase from 2011 to 2013.  And Lawmakers cut education spending by more than $5 billion last session. But Gov. Rick Perry says education spending has outpaced statewide enrollment growth, and by a wide margin.

KUT's Emily Donahue spoke with Gardner Selby from the Austin American-Statesman’sPolitifact Texasunit. 

Emily Donahue is a former grants writer for KUT. She previously served as news director and helped launch KUT’s news department in 2001.
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