Texas Gutting Education But Spending $4 Billion to Widen 28-Mile Highway

The Lone Star State: Still not convinced that schools need money.

If you have $4.4 billion to spend, what's more important, widening a 28-mile highway or stopping devastating school budget cuts? According to the State of Texas—the same state that's subsidizing Formula One racing while preparing to lay off 100,000 teachers—the highway is the priority.

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