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School funding formula upheld

Supreme Court says 25 percent is all that state must spend

The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld Missouri's method for funding public schools. More than 200 school districts, called the Coalition for Educational Equality, sued the state in 2004, arguing Missouri doesn't spend enough on education and distributes the money it does spend unfairly.

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Supreme Court upholds state school funding system

The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld Missouri’s method for funding public schools. About 200 school districts sued the state in 2004, arguing Missouri doesn’t spend enough on education and distributes the money it does spend unfairly. After a weeks-long trial ...

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Schools plead case to Supreme Court

More than five years after filing suit, about 200 school districts brought their case for more state money to the Supreme Court today. The districts’ attorney, Alex Bartlett, argued that the state constitution requires the state to provide an adequate ...

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