The bill, by Rep. Shawn Thierry, D- Houston, would apply to people who teach sixth grade and below.
The public corruption case against Dukes will now head to trial in October.
The speakers wanted to make their voices heard in contrast to claims that faith leaders supported the bills.
According to state analysts the bill would require the average teacher pay in each school district to be more than $51,000 a year by 2021.
U.S. Senators from Texas John Cornyn and Ted Cruz will share the stage in a rare joint appearance.
The bill would require a commission to issue a report by the end of 2018 that recommends changes to the public school finance system.
Currently, only 20 lawmakers have signed on to support a bill for school choice.
Civic leaders, local law enforcement, and school representatives from San Marcos and Texas State University will be on hand at the forum.
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Dukes has until Tuesday to respond.
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Texas lawmakers want to limit how much cities and counties can spend while in Austin the mayor says it could hamper the city’s efforts.
The visit marks the second of three planned meetings between Abbott and mayors from across the state.
The apology came three days after Trump’s speech to nearly 40,000 scouts and adults gathered in West Virginia.
Undocumented students in Austin head back to school facing questions about the future of the DACA program