School Finance Lawsuits

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Continuing updates on trial

News

These articles cover lawsuits resulting from school-finance funding changes during the 82nd Legislative Session.

11/11/2013

School Finance Lawsuit: Intervenors File Motion to Stay, TexasISD 

07/17/2013

How the school finance trial will impact Texas education, KUT 

06/20/2013

03/20/2013

District pleased so far with results of school funding lawsuit, Houston Chronicle

02/06/2013

02/05/2013

February 4 ruling (pdf) and comments (pdf)

02/04/2013

01/22/2013

Arguments in school finance trial call for efficiencies, KLBJ

01/18/2013

01/10/2013

01/07/2013

Texas among 10 states facing lawsuits over education funding, Washington Post

12/17/2012

Texas school finance case takes holiday break, CBS7KOSA.com
TEA surprises with new definition of college ready, Austin American-Statesman

12/10/2012

12/7/2012

12/6/2012

12/4/2012

11/30/2012

11/28/2012

11/27/2012

11/12/2012

11/2/2012

11/01/2012

10/30/2012

Finance lawsuit will change system, Longview News-Journal, 10/29/2012

Editorial: Texas needs to get its act together on school finance, Houston Chronicle, 10/29/2012

Editorial: schools have strong funding case, Dallas Morning News, 10/24/2012

Editorial: lawsuit highlights sad state of public school funding, Longview News-Journal, 10/24/2012

Arguments start in school funding trial, San Antonio Express-News, 10/24/2012

Population boom at center of school finance trial, Waco.YNN.com, 10/24/2012

Major school finance trial gets underway in Austin, Houston Chronicle, 10/23/2012

Schools, state begin battle in court again, San Antonio Express-News, 10/23/2012

School Districts, State Trade Blame at Finance Trial, Texas Tribune

School finance reform will require margins tax reform, San Antonio Express-News, 10/18/2012

Equity in Texas school funding returns to fore in court,  Austin American-Statesman, 10/15/2012

Schools take state to court, Longview News-Journal, 09/24/2012 

School finance trial could spill into January 2013, Austin American-Statesman

An Updated Guide to School Finance Lawsuits, Texas Tribune, 07/02/2012

Charter Schools, Parents to File School-Finance Suit, Texas Tribune, 06/26/2012

Trial date set for Texas school finance lawsuits, KHOU, 04/17/2012

District cuts positions, joins school finance lawsuit, The Navasota Examiner, 04/11/2012

School finance lawsuits get rolling, Burntorangereport.com, 04/04/2012

Some districts don’t have money to join school finance lawsuit, The Texas Tribune, 04/04/2012

Funding lawsuit takes first step forward, TexasInsider.org, 04/04/2012

Judge, litigants getting set for complex school finance trial, Austin American-Statesman, 03/28/2012

Judge eyes October school funding trial, Houston Chronicle, 03/28/2012

Judge warns lawyers in school finance case to work quickly, Dallas Morning News, 03/28/2012

A Guide to the Texas School Finance Lawsuits, Texas Tribune, 02/29/2012 

Fifth Texas School Finance Suit Focuses on Efficiency, Texas Tribune, 02/24/2012

Charter school group wants to be part of school finance lawsuit, Austin American-Statesman, 02/24/2012

SCUC joins funding suit against state, San Antonio Express-News, 02/21/2012

Budget cuts crowd classrooms, Houston Chronicle, 02/07/2012

State property values up slightly, Austin American Statesman, 02/07/2012

City Council backs PISD’s lawsuit against the state, Plugerville Pflag, 02/02/2012

We're Not Gonna Take It: Texas' starving school districts lawyer up for (another) epic battle for survival, Texas Observer, 02/01/2012