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Committee for Educational Equality v. State, No. _____, (Mo. Cir. Ct. Cole County, petition filed Jan. 2004).

Plaintiffs claim that the state’s system of education finance system is “underfunded,” but that even if it were not, it violates students’ state constitutional rights to adequate education and equal educational opportunity. More information is available at http://www.schoolfunding.info/states/mo/lit_mo.php3.

Committee for Educational Equality v. State, No. CV190-1371CC (Mo. Cir. Ct. Cole County, order dated Jan. 1993).

The court ruled that the state’s school funding system was unconstitutional in that it failed to provide educational opportunity to children living in poor districts equal to that provided to their counterparts in rich districts. More information is available at http://www.schoolfunding.info/states/mo/lit_mo.php3.