Comptroller Report Examines College, Public School Debt

As the lawsuit involving two-thirds of Texas school districts went to trial this week, the focus was on the effects of state-level funding cuts. But outside the courtroom, public school spending at the local level is under the microscope as well. 

The latest in a series of reports on government debt from Comptroller Susan Combs examines colleges and public school districts, the latter of which are responsible for a third of the money owed at the local level. 

The report highlights "savings snapshots" of entities with best practices and lists the public schools and colleges with the highest amount of ...

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