Texas House Unveils Sweeping School Finance OverhaulTop House leaders have unveiled a bipartisan bill pumping $1.6 billion extra into Texas classrooms as part of an ambitious plan overhauling how Texas pays for public education.
Few Solutions In Wake Of Texas School Finance RulingCash-strapped districts across the state must find a way to move forward with a complicated school finance system, whether that's pressuring lawmakers for more money or finding a taste for raising property taxes.
Texas Supreme Court Upholds State's School Funding FormulaTexas' complicated school finance system is constitutional, the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled Friday — a surprise defeat for the 600+ school districts that endured more than four years of costly legal battles
Texas Per-Pupil Funding Falls As School Finance Ruling LoomsAs Texas' massive school finance case awaits a state Supreme Court ruling, per-pupil funding is falling farther below the national average.
Those For & Against School Choice Gather At The State CapitolIn Austin Friday, Texas Democrats and Republicans stood with public, private and charter school kids and their families recognizing National School Choice Week at the State Capitol.
School Finance Case Hits State Supreme CourtLawyers for more than 600 school districts are set to tell the state Supreme Court that classroom funding is inadequate and unfairly distributed via a "hopelessly broken" system.
September Arguments Set For Texas School Finance CaseThe Texas Supreme Court has set a September 1 date to hear the massive school finance case that has entangled the Legislature and hundreds of school districts for several years.
DISD Gives Unanimous Approval For $130 Million Improvement PlanThe Principal of W.T. White High School has a little bounce in her step as she happily informed students about a large slate of improvements that will now take place on campus.
Judge To Issue Final School Finance RulingThe ongoing dispute over how Texas finances public education is about to reach a milestone. An order of more than 400 pages is expected to be filed in the case on Thursday.
Texas School Finance Judge Won't Be RemovedA visiting judge ruled Monday that a colleague can keep presiding over the long-running Texas school finance trial, blocking state attempts to oust him because of perceived bias.
Texas Seeking Recusal Of School Finance Case JudgeAttorney General Greg Abbott asked Monday for the district judge overseeing Texas' sweeping school finance trial to recuse himself because of perceived bias in emails he exchanged with attorneys for school districts suing the state.
Plaintiffs Rest In Phase 2 Of Texas School Finance Trial The 600-plus school districts suing Texas over how it funds public education wrapped up their case, as the sweeping trial's second phase winds down.