Richard Carranza vowed to fight for more school funding on behalf of Houston’s public schools during his first annual State of the Schools address.

The new superintendent of the Houston Independent School District declared that fixing Texas’ “broken and outdated school finance system” was the most important issue facing the city’s 287 public schools. More than 2,000 community leaders packed a Hilton Americas ballroom downtown for the Feb. 15 event.

“For me … this is the most pressing…

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Superintendent: This is the most pressing issue facing Houston public schools