DALLAS — Bolstered by a rebound in its credit ratings, the Dallas Independent School District will price its first qualified school construction notes in a $143 million deal Thursday.

Ranked behind Houston ISD in terms of enrollment, the state's second-largest district has rebounded from a historic decline in its tax base since the 2008 recession. Resolution of a statewide court case over Texas's school funding formula could bring further improvement in the district's improving cash-flow scenario, analysts said.

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