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Oil, Gas Boom Makes School Districts Rich but Uneasy

Oil, Gas Boom Makes School Districts Rich but Uneasy

Sep 12, 2012

Oil, Gas Boom Makes School Districts Rich but Uneasy by Ross Ramsey School districts can get rich just as fast as the people in the oil bidness, and the poor-to-rich whiplash can have some weird aftereffects. Texas public schools get about half of their money, on average, from property taxes. And when the property turns out to be sitting on top of the Eagle...