Texas School Finance Ruling Could Come Any Day Now

The state’s high court is expected to rule any day now on a lawsuit filed by those districts, which could force Texas lawmakers into a special session next summer. The hope is that the high court’s ruling will prompt lawmakers to overhaul the system as early as June 2016.
“School funding formulas in Texas are at least 30 years old,” said J. David Thompson, Houston-based attorney for the moderate-wealth districts, such as Dallas and Fort Worth. “Some of our formulas were determined when Ronald Reagan was president and before the fall of the Berlin Wall.”

Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/fort-worth/article41510790.html#storylink=cpy


Post a Comment