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David Knight

Associate director and assistant professor, Center for Education Research and Policy Studies, University of Texas at El Paso

David S. Knight, Ph.D. is the associate director of the Center for Education Research and Policy Studies and an assistant professor at the University of Texas at El Paso. His research focuses on educator labor markets, cost-effectiveness analysis and school finance.

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Recent court decisions on school finance provide lessons for Texas

Although the Legislature failed to pass school finance reform during the last legislative session, state lawmakers established the Texas Commission on Public School Finance to study the state’s school finance system and offer recommendations for reform. The commission’s recommendations will be stronger if it draws some lessons from recent court decisions in nearby states and bases its recommendations on sound educational research.