Richer Texas Schools Join Forces To Revise 'Robin Hood' Formula

Albanese, Elizabeth
January 2001
Bond Buyer;01/24/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31063, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on Texas lawmakers' creation of an interim committee to study a plan by a coalition of wealthy school districts to sue the state for a more equitable school finance formula. Claim by some property-poor school districts that operations and debt service could be jeopardized if added assistance they get from the funding formula is removed; Number of independent districts that are considered wealthy.


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