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Statement Regarding School Finance Litigation

Austin, TX— Austin Independent School District Director of Public Relations and Multicultural Outreach Alex Sánchez released the following statement regarding the district's participation in today's filing of school finance litigation:

"The school board and administration believe that the current school finance system prevents the district from providing an appropriate and adequate education to all students. It is in the best interest of Austin students to seek a remedy within the court system that will ensure the level of funding to which they are entitled by the Texas Constitution."