The way Texas pays for education has been ruled unconstitutional by a judge.
The legal battle involving 600 public schools just wrapped up on Monday
when Judge John Dietz sided with the
school districts indicating the system is unfair.
On one side of the debate educators say the poorer districts got less money. On
the other side of the debate they blame how the districts spend the money.
The school districts charge that Texas does not provide enough money to
schools and fails to distribute the money in a fair way.
Texas educators saw 5.4 billion dollars in cuts to schools and
education grant programs back in 2011.
Without a state income tax Texas relies on property taxes to fund
The school districts argue that means less money per classroom in the
Texas attorney general Gregg Abbott argues that the school districts
don't always spend their money wisely.
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