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Court orders more money for NYC schools

In a victory for the outgoing Governor Pataki, the state's highest court has ruled, that lawmakers must give an additional 1.93 billion more dollars to New York City's schools. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

School funding arguments go to NY's highest court

The state's highest court heard arguments on the long running lawsuit on how to fund education in New York. Judges must decide whether to once again try to order the governor and legislature to give more money to New York City's schools. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

High court to hear CFE suit

The long running court case on school funding will once again be before the State's highest court next month. The group that brought the lawsuit, the Campaign for Fiscal Equity, hopes this will be the final court action. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

State Budget Deadline Looms

New York's budget deadline of March 31 is looming large for state legislators who are still trying to agree on a spending plan. Another court decision regarding funding of New York City schools, handed down late Thursday, temporarily threw a monkey wrench into the process. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

North Country Educators Worry About More Funding For NYC

A state court has ordered New York's legislature to spend 5.6 billion dollars more each year to improve New York City's crumbling public schools. Governor George Pataki has promised to appeal the ruling. School officials around the North Country worry that increased funding for the city would mean fewer dollars for rural districts. Now the group that brought the lawsuit, known as the Campaign for Fiscal Equity, is working to convince upstate education leaders that their districts won't pay the price for rebuilding schools in the city. Brian Mann reports from Plattsburgh.  Go to full article

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