Holding: Court held that Texas state financing system isn’t financially “efficient” and is therefore unconstitutional. The court reads “efficient” to mean “equitable.” Says “amount of money spent on a student’s education has a real and meaningful impact on the educational opportunity offered that student.” Looked at framers intent to say that framers did not intend to have a system w/such disparities.
Notes: States can exceed the rights the federal government gives you, but cannot give you fewer. So Texas can interpret its own constitution. But if a state affords you a right that isn’t recognized by the federal government, you can’t be assured that you have that right if you move to another state.