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(7.15) Government. The student understands the structure and functions of government created by the Texas Constitution.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: describe the structure and functions of government at municipal, county, and state levels;
B: identify major sources of revenue for state and local governments such as property tax, sales tax, and fees; and
C: describe the structure, funding, and governance of Texas public education, including local property taxes, bond issues, and state and federal funding supported by state and federal taxpayers.

Created by Michel Hinton, Hogg Middle School, Houston ISD, April 2002; modified June 2011.

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