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Topic - Sheila Rappaport
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Wednesday that he would appeal a budget-busting court ruling on school finance to the state Supreme Court.
That sound you don't hear is Colorado lawmakers holding their breath over a court case that could upend the cash-strapped state's budget and tax structure.
"There is not enough money in the system to permit school districts across the state to properly implement standards-based education and to meet the requirements of state law and regulation," Judge Rappaport wrote in her Dec. 9 opinion. "There is not one school district that is sufficiently funded. This is an obvious hallmark of an irrational system."