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Kristin Tassin

President, Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees

Kristin Tassin is an attorney and serves as President of the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees and is a mother of three daughters. She is co-founder and director of a charitable organization, Father's Joy, that supports children with disabilities and their families.

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School finance is dead. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick administered the poison.

House Bill 21 may not have been perfect, but it did provide significant additional funding to help schools through the next biennium until the system could, hopefully, be “upended”, as suggested by the state Supreme Court. But in the hands of the Senate and Lt. Gov. Patrick, it became nothing more than a vehicle for passing school vouchers, a major political item on Patrick’s “to do” list this session.