Many states challenged on funding systems for schools

Several U.S. states are facing lawsuits over whether they are providing adequate funding for schools under the law. While many states are beginning to see improved revenue, budgets are still tight, and some state officials are choosing to cut K-12 funding rather than raise taxes. Some say outcomes of the pending lawsuits, including a series of challenges in Texas, could lead to changes in the way states fund public education.

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