Opponents of Chapter 313 agreements — a Texas program to help school districts lure investment dollars — frequently pointed to Barbers Hill Independent School District for its aggressive use of the program.

While Barbers Hill is home to more of the tax value limitation agreements than any other district in the state, it isn’t alone in having benefitted — Goose Creek has five of the agreements in place and two more with applications pending, according to the Texas Comptroller’s website.

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