Texas: TX House votes to spend more on autism

Aug 4, 2017, Houston Chronicle: Updates: Texas House votes to begin school finance reform The Texas House voted overwhelmingly Friday to begin reforming the state's beleaguered school funding system, opting to inject $1.8 billion into public schools. Again. Lawmakers voted 130-12 for House Bill 21 Friday, agreeing to inject $1.8 billion into public schools, including increasing the base amount of money assigned per pupil to $5,350 from $5,140. ... Lawmakers voted to give initial approval to House Bill 23, which would spent $10 million in the next biennium on children 3 to 9 years old who have autism