TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Apr 14, 2016

An amendment (SJR 0461) aimed at giving state lawmakers more control of public school funding failed to advance yesterday in the Senate Education Committee. The Commercial Appeal reports supporters of the proposal “said it was an attempt to block what they called ‘activist judges’ from ordering the legislature to increase or alter funding for schools.” A House version (HJR 0493) of the legislation is still alive in the House committee system.