et al. v. Rodriguez San Antonio School District et al.
Significance, Background, Edgewood V. Alamo Heights, What Happened, Further Readings
San Antonio Independent School District, et al.
Demetrio P. Rodriguez, et al.
The state of Texas financed public education in such a way as to discriminate against children living in poor school districts.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Charles Alan Wright
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. (writing for the Court), William H. Rehnquist, Potter Stewart
William J. Brennan, Jr., William O. Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Byron R. White
Date of Decision
21 March 1973
That Texas statutes which regulated the financing of public schools based on property taxes in each school district and resulting in per-student funding disparities between the districts did not violate the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause.
- Meyer v. Nebraska, 262 U.S. 390 (1923).
- Pierce v. Society of Sisters, 268 U.S. 510 (1925).
- McCollum v. Board of Education, 333 U.S. 203 (1948).
- Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954).
- Abington School District v. Schempp, 374 U.S. 203 (1963).
- Shapiro v. Thompson, 394 U.S. 618 (1969).
- Graham v. Richardson, 403 U.S. 365 (1971).
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