Texas districts take state to court about funding shortfalls

08/9/2004 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

In the wake of last spring's failure by the Texas Legislature to fix the public school financing formula and reduce property taxes, more than 300 districts are taking the state to court for funding relief. During the trial, which begins today, the defense plans to introduce a Texas A&M University study that shows districts annually get $200 to $300 per student more than is needed to meet minimum standards.

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