Court Lifts Injunction Halting Funding for Texas Schools

Albanese, Elizabeth
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/31/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32392, p6
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the ruling of Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz regarding the automatic dissolution of a 2005 injunction by the Texas Supreme Court. The injunction was to halt all state aid to schools till the lawmakers implement new school finance laws by June 1, 2006. Due to the court order the state money, which was appropriated to public education can be send to schools in time for the 2006-2007 school year. The court viewed that many of the districts had eliminated the local taxing discretion and already attained the capital.


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