West Orange-Cove Consolidated ISD v. Shirley Neeley
Four wealthy school districts filed suit, dismissed by district and appeals courts; then in 2003, Texas Supreme Court remanded case back to the district court for trial.
Travis County 250th District Court
Texas Court of Appeals for the Third District at Austin
78 S.W.3d 529
Texas Supreme Court 107 S.W.3d 558
Travis County 250th District Court, Judge John Dietz
School finance system found unconstitutional.
Texas Supreme Court
176 S.W.3d 746 (Tex. 2005)
HB 1, 79th 3rd C.S. (2006)
Note: May 2006. Court case was dissolved by agreement in response to passage of HB 1.
No. 03-06-00460-CV; trial court: Travis County 250th District Court, No. D-1-GV-01-000528
Texas Third Court of Appeals, Austin
228 S.W.3d 864 (Tex. 2007)