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Texas School Funding Found Unconstitutional for Second Time

State lawmakers may need to design a new school funding method, thanks to a recent judicial ruling that again found Texas’ school finance system unconstitutional.

After a trial that lasted more than three months, Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz ruled in February 2014 that …

State lawmakers may need to design a new school funding method, thanks to a recent judicial ruling that again found Texas’ school finance system unconstitutional. The state plans to appeal the decision, but supporters say the ruling is a victory for the more than 600 school districts that sued the state over the Legislature’s drastic 2011 public education budget cuts. (The Associated Press)

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