School Case Arguments Set

Watts, Jim
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/30/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32391, p45
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The article presents information on the recent announcement by the Kansas Supreme Court to hear arguments on June 22, 2006, in a notable school funding case. The court will consider a three-year, $541 million plan passed by the Legislature and signed by Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius. Attorney Alan Rupe, who represents the Dodge City and Sauna school districts, said a special session of the Legislature is required to correct the new law. The court ordered parties in the case to appear June 22 to argue the merits of the legislation. The defendants--the state and the Kansas State Board of Education have until June 2 to file their briefs.


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