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Scott Brister

Former justice, Texas Supreme Court

Scott Brister is a former Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.

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Texas lawmakers must balance teacher pay raises and student needs

Public education cannot be what our state requires if we don’t provide the resources our children need. We must also address head on the many systemic challenges that hinder its success. The question we raise is simply whether the first step in transforming our public education outcomes should focus primarily on our teachers or our students. We believe that our report represented an appropriate balance that focused on both.