DALLAS - A Texas judge yesterday issued a temporary restraining order to stop a property-rich school district from circumventing the state's share-the-wealth education finance law and withholding millions of dollars in taxes from its poorer counterparts.

In addition, state district Judge Scott McCown scheduled a hearing in Travis County Court for Monday morning to consider whether a permanent injunction should be granted to block Calhoun County Independent School District from agreeing to a tax abatement with a local manufacturer.

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