“Missouri Supreme Court upholds the state’s funding formula for public schools”

“In a decision handed down today, the Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s public school funding formula crafted in 2004 is constitutional. The ruling knocks down arguments by an unusual coalition of rural, suburban and urban districts that had contended that the state was underfunding its public schools.

More than 250 of the state’s 523 school districts participated in the case. The suit challenged both the adequacy and the fairness of how Missouri pays for public education.” READ MORE

By Jo Mannies and Dale Singer, Beacon staff

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~ by reformer9 on September 11, 2009.

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