A judge declared Texas’ school finance system unconstitutional again Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer the state still fails to provide adequate funding or distribute it fairly among school districts in wealthy and poor areas.
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A record number of Texas school districts now have to give up money to the state. According to the Texas Education Agency, an additional 23 state school districts are now considered property wealthy.
Texas has added 23 school districts to its property-wealthy list. It now has a record 374 districts that are required to give some local tax revenue to the state for poorer schools.
A coalition of about 120 property wealthy Texas school districts filed a lawsuit against the state Friday, alleging that its system of paying for public education is inadequate and unconstitutional.