Texas School Finance Trial

February 4, 2013 - 8:30 PM
Attorney Rick Gray, center, representing more than 400 districts mostly in poorer areas of the state, reacts as he is congratulated following a ruling in a consolidated six-lawsuit case contending the school finance system violates the Texas Constitution, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Austin, Texas. State District Judge John Dietz ruled that he system Texas uses to fund public schools violates the state's constitution by not providing enough money to school districts and failing to distribute the money in a fair way. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)