School Districts File Lawsuit Against State - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

School Districts File Lawsuit Against State

Members of the Texas School Coalition are among six school districts that filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Texas school finance system on Friday. The lawsuit claims the state fails to provide schools with sufficient funding to meet state educational standards and that the system has become a statewide property tax. The Texas legislature failed for the first time in 60 years to fund enrollment growth by cutting $5.4 billion from public education. This has forced districts to eliminate thousands of positions for teachers and other support staff.

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:00:59 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:13:46 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.
  • WFPD searching for 3 robbery suspects

    WFPD searching for 3 robbery suspects

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:43:40 GMT
    (Source: RNN)(Source: RNN)
    (Source: RNN)(Source: RNN)

    Wichita Falls police are looking for three suspects who robbed a local convenience store.

    Wichita Falls police are looking for three suspects who robbed a local convenience store.

  • Wrong newborn given to parents in WV

    Wrong newborn given to parents in WV

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:19:25 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:09:55 GMT

    Parents say a family spent valuable bonding time with the wrong newborn, including taking photos with him.

    Parents say a family spent valuable bonding time with the wrong newborn, including taking photos with him.

Powered by Frankly