Foes of Texas' School-Financing System Get New Court Date

Albanese, Elizabeth
June 2003
Bond Buyer;6/2/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31647, p5
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This article reports that the Texas Supreme Court ruled in favor of 38 school districts that allege that the state's school finance formulas are unconstitutional, sending their lawsuit against the state back to the trial court that dismissed the action two years ago in 2000. The court ruled 8 to 1 that arguments in the lawsuit, filed by 36 wealthy and two poor Texas school districts, have merit and deserve reconsideration by a trial court.


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