Tag «School Funding»

Kansas Supreme Court Finds Education Funding Unconstitutional

Last year, I wrote here about the ongoing education funding woes for Kansas public schools.  Last year, a three-judge district court panel ruled that public school funding in Kansas was inadequate and inequitable. Earlier this week, the Kansas Supreme Court issued an opinion in Gannon v. State of Kansas affirming the lower court’s ruling that wealth-based disparities in …

Texas Court Rules School Funding Unconstitutional

A Texas district court in Austin ruled Monday that the state school funding system is inadequate, inequitable, and unconstitutional. The litigation began when more than 600 school districts, including the Fort Worth Independent School District and several other major North Texas school districts, filed a total of six lawsuits after the Texas Legislature cut $5.5 …