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S.C. Court Sets Deadline in Lengthy School Equity Suit

By Tribune News Service — October 06, 2015 1 min read
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Lawmakers in South Carolina have until February to draft legislation to improve the state’s rural schools.

The deadline was issued late last month by the state supreme court, less than a year after it ruled South Carolina has not met its constitutional duty to provide a quality education to children in low-income schools.

That ruling was sought by 39 rural districts that sued the state in 1993, alleging they did not have enough money to educate their students.

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A version of this article appeared in the October 08, 2015 edition of Education Week as S.C. Court Sets Deadline in Lengthy School Equity Suit

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