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Justices question school funding system

Published 01/12/2011, The Associated Press

PIERRE — The South Dakota Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a highstakes challenge to the state’s system for funding schools, as lawmakers consider severe school aid cuts to balance the budget.
A group of parents has sued the state, arguing that rural schools don’t get enough state aid to provide an adequate education. A judge ruled in 2009 in favor of the state, which says that courts cannot force the legislature to spend money or change education policy.

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