Aliyya Swaby

Public education and politics reporter @texastribune, professional crowd-sourcer, savory pie champion; Works for tips: aswaby@texastribune.org

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Texas schools with more student poverty got the most Ds and Fs in state ratings
August 21, 2019
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Texas put billions more into schools. Is that enough to help this high-poverty school district break out?
August 19, 2019
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Three Texas school districts face state penalties after getting failing grades. Look up your campus' A-F grade here.
August 15, 2019
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Texas tried to incentivize school districts to work with charters. Districts are turning to local nonprofits instead.
August 2, 2019
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Texas just made it easier to punish students who harass teachers. Will the law be misused?
July 24, 2019
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At Houston forum, 10 presidential candidates make their pitches to thousands of educators
July 5, 2019
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With conflicting budget estimates, will Texas teachers get the pay raises they anticipated?
July 3, 2019
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Texas lawmakers boosted special education funding this year, prompting hope for more from advocates
May 31, 2019
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Texas House, Senate pass school finance bill mandating teacher raises and cutting taxes
May 26, 2019
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Teacher raises and all-day pre-K: Here's what's in the Texas Legislature's landmark school finance bill
May 24, 2019
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Can pay raises help rural Texas districts like Buffalo retain teachers?
May 17, 2019
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Texas Senate approves school finance reform bill, but opts not to fund it with a sales tax hike
May 6, 2019
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Feds will visit six Texas school districts this week to monitor special education
May 6, 2019
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After Texas Senate committee approves school finance bill, House panel advances sales tax increase to fund property tax relief
May 1, 2019
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Texas House votes to advance bill to shore up teacher pension fund
April 24, 2019
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Texas lawmakers promised to rein in school district property taxes. What do their plans actually do?
April 24, 2019
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Can Texas’ top three Republicans muster enough support to pass a sales tax swap?
April 17, 2019
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Texas is preparing to tell the feds it can't promise a special education fix until June 2020
March 27, 2019
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Texas Senate advances bill to shore up teacher pension fund
March 25, 2019
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Texas House panel advances school finance bill but removes merit pay provision
March 19, 2019
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Texas Senate unveils its first version of a school finance reform bill
March 9, 2019
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Texas teacher pay emerges as a sticking point between House and Senate
March 5, 2019
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Is STAAR too hard on young readers? The standardized test is in lawmakers' crosshairs again.
March 5, 2019
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Texas House bill would put $9 billion into school finance reform and property tax relief
March 5, 2019
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Texas Senate unanimously passes $5,000 teacher pay raises, adding librarians
March 4, 2019
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Gov. Greg Abbott raves about Dallas' teacher incentive pay program. But it's hard to replicate.
March 4, 2019
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott reappoints Education Commissioner Mike Morath
February 27, 2019
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Educators have been skeptical of Dan Patrick. Will they support his teacher pay raise plan?
February 25, 2019
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Democrats lay out their priorities for Texas school finance as lawmakers await leadership-endorsed bill
February 21, 2019
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Many see "Robin Hood" as a villain. But lawmakers rely on it to pay for schools.
January 31, 2019
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In 2017, top Texas lawmakers were galvanized for "private school choice." This year, momentum has faded.
January 23, 2019
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Will Texas' attempt to shake up school finance lead to higher stakes for standardized tests?
January 18, 2019
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Texas Senate proposes $3.7 billion for mandated teacher raises
January 15, 2019
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Gov. Greg Abbott advocates for state takeover of Houston ISD’s school board in scathing tweet
January 3, 2019
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Texas school finance panel approves final report to lawmakers
December 19, 2018
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Texas has failed to close educational gaps for kids of color. In Edgewood ISD, the fallout has lasted generations.
December 18, 2018
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Gov. Greg Abbott's proposal would provide more tax relief than new school funding
December 11, 2018
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It took this Texas school district 48 years to desegregate. Now, some fear a return to the past.
November 29, 2018
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Texas may have again illegally reduced special education funding
November 8, 2018
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5th Circuit upholds feds' $33 million penalty for Texas decrease in special education funding
November 8, 2018
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Behind closed doors, Greg Abbott’s office has pitched a plan to fix Texas school finance
November 2, 2018
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Federal officials tell Texas to go beyond plan for special education overhaul
October 19, 2018
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Texas and the feds square off over $33 million in special education funds
October 3, 2018
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Texas spent less on students with disabilities. But did it break the law?
October 1, 2018
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Texas projects state funding for schools to drop as local revenue grows
September 12, 2018
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Texas won't pay to educate migrant kids in shelters. Now two charter schools are scrambling.
September 6, 2018
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Despite cost savings, retired teachers health care program still underwater
September 5, 2018
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State audit finds serious flaws in Texas Education Agency contracting process
September 5, 2018
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Texas Education Agency chooses familiar face to lead special education overhaul
August 31, 2018
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Texas teachers unions sue education agency over charter partnership law
August 30, 2018
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Aliyya Swaby is a writer who has produced content for texastribune.org, ozy.com, and apps.texastribune.org
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School Districts, Special Education, School Finance, Texas Education, Education Agency, School District, Public Education, Property Tax, Greg Abbott, Mexican American Studies
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