TITLE

Nebraska School Districts Sue State Over Funding System

AUTHOR(S)
Carvlin, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/2/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31669, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the lawsuit filed by Omaha Public School along with some other schools against Nebraska state seeking to have the state's school funding formula declared unconstitutional. Arguments put forward by schools to support filing of lawsuit against the state; Information on plaintiffs in the suit; Revelation that the state cut spending for schools in order to balance the 2004-2005 budget.
ACCESSION #
10242366

 

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