TITLE

Texas Appeals Ruling on 'Unconstitutional' School Funding

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/30/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32040, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
15509756

 

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