Missouri School District Coalition Plans to File Lawsuit Over Funding

Shields, Yvette
August 2003
Bond Buyer;8/06/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31693, p27
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of coalition that represent Missouri's school districts to file a lawsuit against the state over its funding of education. Allegations against the state in the lawsuit.


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