Austin Alert: Texas Legislature Links
The links below contain information about the 85th Texas Legislature including Allen ISD's priorities for the session. Watch the Austin Alert page for updates on pending legislation and actions that may affect Allen ISD schools. The Texas Legislature Online website is the state's link for all information regarding the legislative session.
Allen ISD Legislative Update and Priorities
Legislative News Links
The 85th Session of the Texas Legislature opened on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2017. This Austin Alert page will highlight key information, actions and pieces of legislation that may impact Texas pubic schools and Allen ISD in particular.
School choice bill pitches savings accounts, tax credit scholarships -- The Texas Tribune (Jan. 31)
Texas Senate takes first step toward school finance overhaul -- The Texas Tribune (Jan. 23)
Texas' A-F school ratings model gets low marks from North Texas educators -- Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Jan. 9)
Hegar gives lawmakers dour revenue estimate for 2017 session -- Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Jan. 9)