POSTED: Friday, October 26, 2012 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Friday, October 26, 2012 - 11:14am
AUSTIN, Texas — As the lawsuit involving two-thirds of Texas school districts went to trial this week, the focus was on the effects of state-level funding cuts. But outside the courtroom, public school spending at the local level is under the microscope as well.
The latest in a series of reports on government debt from Comptroller Susan Combs examines colleges and public school districts, the latter of which are responsible for a third of the money owed at the local level.
Read more  from the Texas Tribune.