2/15/2005

Last night, State Supreme Court Justice Leland DeGrasse ruled that $5.6 billion a year more must be spent to give New York City's public schoolchildren a "sound basic education," as well as another $9.2 billion allocated during the next five years for school construction and repairs. The judge gave the Legislature the tough task of apportioning to the city and state their respective shares of the costs.

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