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Texas Supreme Court declares school finance system constitutional

Published on May 13, 2016 under CommunityImpact

Updated 2:15 p.m. May 13 Round Rock ISD Superintendent Steve Flores said in a May 13 statement he was disappointed with the ruling. “Although the state finance system meets the constitutional needs of Texas, according to the court’s ruling, our belief is students deserve more than the minimum. The future of the Texas economy is contingent on how well we educate our children,” he said. Flores also said the funding system puts much of the burden on local taxpayers, making it difficult for districts to raise the money needed to meet a growing demand for quality teachers and learning services. […]

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