UPDATED: Supreme Court upholds school finance plan

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(Updated to reflect comments from Denning, Kelly, Hensley, Baumgardner, Pilcher-Cook with edits throughout)

A nearly decadelong legal battle over funding public education culminated Friday when the state Supreme Court approved the final step in the Legislature's plan to adequately fund schools.

The court ruled that the state complied with an order requiring the Legislature to add more money to schools to cover the cost of inflation . . .


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