QUESTION: How much money does Longview ISD receive from the state under its three SB 1882 charters annually that operate all campuses? What other East Texas districts are SB 1882 charters and receive this additional funding?

ANSWER: The Texas Legislature adopted Senate Bill 1882 in 2017. It 性视界传媒減rovides incentives for districts to contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school, institutions of higher education, non-profits, or government entities,性视界传媒 according to information on the Texas Education Agency性视界传媒檚 website.

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All of Longview ISD性视界传媒檚 campuses belong to one of several charter school operators. Wayne Guidry, Longview ISD性视界传媒檚 assistant superintendent of finance, said current SB 1882 funding is $13,997,175.

性视界传媒淭hese additional funds have allowed LISD to pursue innovation within our classrooms and assure we are able to recruit and retain the best staff in East Texas,性视界传媒 Guidry said.

I didn性视界传媒檛 find any other SB 1882 charter schools in the immediate East Texas area. You can find a list of all the SB 1882 charter schools at .

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