Attorney Says Missouri is Shorchanging Schools

1 decade 7 months 3 weeks ago Friday, September 28 2007 Sep 28, 2007 Friday, September 28, 2007 10:28:53 AM CDT September 28, 2007 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - An attorney for schools suing the state has put some numbers behind his assertion that Missouri is shortchanging schools. Last week a judge heard arguments on whether the state is meeting a constitutional requirement to spend 25 percent of its revenues on public schools. Now the attorney says school spending ranges from 2 percent to 22 percent of state revenues.

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