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TEA News Releases Online                                                                                                                 Aug. 28, 2014

 
Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams regarding ruling in school finance case
 

  AUSTIN – Commissioner of Education Michael Williams issued the following statement regarding today’s ruling in the school finance case:

“Today’s decision is just a first step on a very familiar path for school finance litigation in Texas. Regardless of the ruling at the district court level, all sides have known this is an issue that will again be resolved by the Texas Supreme Court. Texas is committed to finding solutions to educate every student in every classroom. However, it should be our state leaders making those decisions, not a single judge. Any revisions to our school finance system must be made by members of the Texas Legislature. The Texas Education Agency will continue carrying out its responsibilities in providing funding for our public schools based on the current system and ultimately the legislative decisions made at the end of this legal process.”

 

 

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