Texas Appeals Ruling on 'Unconstitutional' School Funding

Albanese, Elizabeth
December 2004
Bond Buyer;12/30/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32040, p33
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The article reports that Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday filed a notice of appeal with the Texas Supreme Court asking justices to set aside a September trial court decision that ruled as unconstitutional the state's method of funding public education and school buildings. Texas Judge Jobn Dietz in September ruled that the state's current method of funding public education is unconstitutional and ordered the Texas Legislature to stop payment of all K-12 education appropriations by October 1, 2005 if new school funding laws are not written.


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