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August 29, 2018
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10
Understanding the Poverty and Supplemental Poverty Measures
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Comparing the Current Population Survey with the American Community Survey FACT SHEET
SEP
10

2020 Census: Why Texas Needs a Statewide Complete Count Committee
BRIEF
SEP
07
Texas Kids Count Data Guide for Elections and Beyond
Texas Public Education
Substance Use and Addiction
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AUG
30

What is Recapture and Why is it a Critical Part of Public Education in Texas?BRIEF
AUG
08

Comments on Proposed Information Collection on 2020 Census
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AUG
01
Investing in our Future: What You Need to Know as Texas Re-examines the School Finance System
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JUL
09
Reading the 2020-2021 Texas Budget Tea Leaves
BRIEF
JUN
27
2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book
PRESS RELEASE
2-PAGER
DATA BOOK
JUN
19
Take Action: Harsh "Public Charge" Policy Threatens Texas Families
REPORT
FACT SHEET
JUL
16
Texas Businesses and Paid Sick Days: Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ
JUN
11
Community Eligibility: Feeding all of Your Students for Free
FACT SHEET
JUN
11
Feeding Students for Free After School
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JUN
05
Why the 2020 Census Matters to Texans
FACT SHEET
JUN
05
Sick of This: Paid Sick Days Policies Keep Texas Healthy
REPORT
MAY
25
How Medicaid and Federal Block Grants Help Treat Substance Use Disorders
REPORT
MAY
09
Women and Family Policy Resources Produced by CPPP
FACT SHEET
APR
17
Staffing Levels in Schools: What the Numbers Do (and Don't) Tell Us
BRIEF
APR
17
Dick Lavine Texas Commission on Public School Finance Testimony - April 17, 2018
REPORT
APR
17
Treatment for Substance Use Disorder: the Critical Role of Texas Medicaid
REPORT
APR
10
Dallas Economic Opportunity Assessment with Communities Foundation of Texas
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
FULL REPORT
POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS
PRESS RELEASE
APR
5
Raising the Sales Tax Rate is Not the Way to Lower School Property Taxes
BRIEF
FEB
26
Medicaid Work Requirements: Bad Medicine for Texans
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FEB
21
Questions for Candidates on School Finance and Substance Use Disorder
SCHOOL FINANCE
SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER
FEB
07
Rise and Fall of Texas STEM Education: Evidence from the Nation's Report Card
BRIEF
JAN
22
Sick of This: Every Worker in Austin Should Earn Sick Days
BRIEF
JAN
05
The Texas GED Problem is Getting Worse
FULL REPORT
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
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DEC
18
The Dream Act: What's at Stake for Texas?
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DEC
06
Toward Equality for Texans with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders: A status report on implementing new federal parity protections
REPORT
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NOV
29
New Report: State of Texas Children 2017:
Rio Grande Valley
FULL REPORT
SPANISH REPORT
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NOV
16
New Data Calculator: Texas Family Budgets Shows What it Takes to Get By in Your Metro Area
DATA CALCULATOR
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NOV
07
Financial Wellness Programs Boost Stability for Texans
FULL REPORT
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

NOV
03
Deporting People from Churches, Schools and Hospitals Is Bad for Texas BRIEF
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OCT
19
Workers Face an Alarming Retirement Savings Shortfall: how state leaders can boost savings
FULL REPORT
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY


OCT
4
Consequences of the Texas Public School Funding Hole of 2011-2016
FULL REPORT
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
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SEP
05
Work Strong Austin: New Campaign to Ensure all Austin Workers Earn Paid Sick Leave
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AUG
28
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorder Parity in the 2017 Texas Legislative Session REPORT
AUG
10
Where We Are Now: Special Session School Finance Update READ MORE

AUG
03
Excluding Planned Parenthood has been Terrible for Texas Women 
REPORT

JUL
21
The Flat-Dollar Homestead Exemption: A Better Way to Help Texas Homeowners
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JUL
19
Texas Relies Too Much on Local Taxpayers to Fund Public EducationREAD MORE
JUN
21
85th Texas Regular Session Legislative Wrap-Up
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JUN
13
2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book
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