Tag Archives: school finance
Judge John Dietz rules Texas' school finance system is unconstitutional, closing a years-long trial and sending the case on to the Texas Supreme Court....Read More
Sudden pressure from Gov. Rick Perry has put budget negotiations on the rocks as lawmakers argue over $700 million for schools....Read More
There's a dirty little secret hidden in the Senate's budget celebration: when you account for inflation and Texas' growing enrollment, the Senate's budget would...Read More
As House Democrats made their play for more school funding Monday afternoon, an unlikely ally of sorts roamed the chamber among them: State Rep. David Simpson....Read More
Dietz was sympathetic to the central argument raised by school districts in varying forms: that lawmakers had raised standards for Texas schools—specifically ...Read More
Dewhurst: 'Odds are that whatever the courts decide will mean more money that the state will put in'
Lt. Gov. Dewhurst told the Observer he’s concerned that if legislators aren’t careful, the state's budget surplus will quickly run out. “My advice to peop...Read More