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Commerce ISD superintendent expects compromise on vouchers

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Commerce ISD superintendent Blake Cooper says the Texas House budget would raise the level of funding for most Texas school districts, and, in fact, would raise funding for the Commerce ISD by about $700,000 per year. 

But the Texas Senate is not likely to be as generous, and seems set on approving a school voucher plan, or tax-credit scholarship program.  Blake expects a compromise between the House and Senate that accommodates the House's higher level of spending and the Senate's voucher system.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.
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