A Fresno County Superior Court decision has been reversed by the 5th District Court of Appeals, calling into question a controversial construction deal the school district made for the newly built Rutherford B. Gaston Middle School, seen here. The ruling filed Monday means the case could go back to Superior Court, where a judge could take up the issue of whether Fresno Unified properly used a method of financing construction called lease-leaseback when it built the southwest Fresno school.
A Fresno County Superior Court decision has been reversed by the 5th District Court of Appeals, calling into question a controversial construction deal the school district made for the newly built Rutherford B. Gaston Middle School, seen here. The ruling filed Monday means the case could go back to Superior Court, where a judge could take up the issue of whether Fresno Unified properly used a method of financing construction called lease-leaseback when it built the southwest Fresno school. JOHN WALKER Fresno Bee file
A Fresno County Superior Court decision has been reversed by the 5th District Court of Appeals, calling into question a controversial construction deal the school district made for the newly built Rutherford B. Gaston Middle School, seen here. The ruling filed Monday means the case could go back to Superior Court, where a judge could take up the issue of whether Fresno Unified properly used a method of financing construction called lease-leaseback when it built the southwest Fresno school. JOHN WALKER Fresno Bee file

Court reverses decision on Fresno Unified’s controversial contract to build Gaston school

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