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 ...

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