Schools Ruling Delayed

Albanese, Elizabeth
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/2/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32002, p35
Trade Publication
Reports on the uncertainty concerning the ruling of the unconstitutionality of the state's education system in Texas. Comments of Texas District Court Judge John Dietz regarding lengthy process involved in producing the ruling; Expectation of proponents of school finance reform for the high court to review the case as soon as possible.


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