DALE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - The Dale County School Board of Education has filed a civil suit against the Alabama State Department of Education, the Dale County revenue commissioner and two city boards of education.
Dale County Board of Education officials filed the suit after the state BOE directed them to include Enterprise and Dothan City boards of education in their school tax distribution, according to Dale County Schools Superintendent Ben Baker.
A news release from the Dale County Board of Education stated:
According to the news release, the distribution scheme by the ALSBOE in Montgomery will cost Dale, Ozark, Daleville city school systems hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.
We have reached out to the ALSDE for a response.