Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Courts Rule More Money for MCS

Posted on Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 4:20 PM

It's official. The city of Memphis and Memphis taxpayers will have to give more money to Memphis City Schools. The funds are likely to come from a combination of higher property taxes, budget cuts in other areas, and possibly from city reserve funds.

The Tennessee Court of Appeals ruled against the city of Memphis Wednesday. A day earlier, the Memphis City Council put off a vote on school funding pending direction from the court.

Read more at John Branston's City Beat blog.

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