TITLE

Texas Two-Step, Part I

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/4/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32064, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the school funding bill in Texas. The Texas House of Representatives yesterday unveiled the long-awaited House Bill 2, a measure that would significantly change the way public education is funded in the state--including the infusion of an additional $3 billion each year and continued debt service assistance for eligible districts. The bill, introduced by Kent Grusendorf, is the first of a two-part school finance package aimed at meeting a September court order by a Travis County district court to revamp school finance in Texas. The judge gave lawmakers until October 1 to come up with a new, public education funding system.
ACCESSION #
15950790

 

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