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Perry: Texas Education Spending Had 'Phenomenal' Growth

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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’s Politifact Texas unit. 

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