School Funding Lawsuit

1 decade 2 years 11 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
The Committee for Education Equality filed an updated lawsuit Tuesday in Cole County Circuit Court. The suit contends that a revised school funding formula passed earlier this year still results in unconstitutional disparities among school districts. And it claims the new formula still fails to provide enough money to adequately educate students. The school districts raised similar concerns to the original lawsuit filed in January 2004. Since the new funding formula has passed, nearly two dozen districts dropped out of the coalition. But the group still represents 237 of the state's 524 districts.

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