A judge said the state's funding formula, teacher evaluation system, standards and special education services were all inadequate and gave the legislature six months to come up with reforms.
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September 07, 2016
June 25, 2016
The plaintiffs' lawyers in an ongoing lawsuit are satisfied with a bill passed by legislators late Friday that would add $38 million to the K-12 funding formula.
June 09, 2016
In an amicus brief filed with the state's supreme court, Randy Dorn, Washington's superintendent of public instruction, said the court should consider witholding money from the state's school system to force the legislature to fix its funding formula.
May 23, 2016
A ballot measure that passed last week will let districts tap into a state land trust for an extra $2.1 billion over the next decade.
May 13, 2016
The state's highest court rejected arguments by more than half of the state's school districts that the Texas school funding formula fails to meet constitutional standards.
March 29, 2016
The districts allege the state department miscalculated the state's funding formula for 22 years, and now owes them millions of dollars.
March 28, 2016
Without hurting wealthy districts, the state added $2 million to its funding formula while restructuring it.
March 10, 2016
Lawmakers are looking for a way to satisfy the high court's ruling that the state's funding formula is inequitable.
February 09, 2016
After Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards said he would drop the controversial, and expensive, lawsuit, the state's attorney general said it's not the governor's to drop.
November 02, 2015
The funding increase was approved in a special session of the state legislature. Ducey signed the legislation into law on Friday. Voters will have the final say-so on the measure in a May 17 election.