School Finance

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School Finance Case Hits State Supreme Court

Lawyers 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.

09/01/2015

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September Arguments Set For Texas School Finance Case

The 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.

07/03/2015

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DISD Gives Unanimous Approval For $130 Million Improvement Plan

The 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.

CBS 11–03/27/2015

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Judge To Issue Final School Finance Ruling

The 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.

08/28/2014

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Texas School Finance Judge Won’t Be Removed

A 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.

06/24/2014

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Texas Seeking Recusal Of School Finance Case Judge

Attorney 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.

06/02/2014

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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.

02/04/2014

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Ruling Expected Monday In School Finance Case

A ruling is imminent after months of testimony in Texas’ sweeping school finance trial. The trial began Oct. 22 and involves lawsuits filed on behalf of about two-thirds of public school districts statewide.

02/04/2013

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Plaintiffs Wrap Up Case In School Finance Trial

The more than 600 Texas school districts suing the state over funding are wrapping up their case.

12/05/2012

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Texas Judge Rules On Errors In School Finance Evidence

The state judge hearing arguments in the Texas school finance trial denied a motion to allow districts to resubmit evidence after errors were uncovered.

11/19/2012

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Study: Data Shows Texas Student Performance Lagging

Texas students overall just aren’t “getting it” in the classroom, according to a new study that challenges the state’s policy on student achievement.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2012

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Keller ISD Approves Pay-To-Ride School Bus Program

The Keller ISD school board approved a plan Monday night to charge students to ride the bus.

07/18/2011

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