Leandro-type lawsuit underway in Washington State

Jan, 5, 2007, The Seattle Times

“School-district officials, union leaders and civic activists are poised to file the most sweeping lawsuit against the state of Washington over education spending in three decades.

“The parties will meet today to discuss plans for the suit, which is expected to be filed next week. It will ask a court to define basic education and rule whether legislators have abided by the state constitution, which calls for the state to make education its ‘paramount duty.'”

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