The Kansas Supreme Court says the state's current public school funding levels are unconstitutional.
In Friday's much-anticipated ruling, the court said Kansas' poor school districts were harmed when the state made the decision to cut certain payments when tax revenues declined during the Great Recession.
The court also sent the case back for more review to determine what the adequate amount of funding should be.
The lawsuit was filed in 2010 on behalf of parents and school districts who argued the state had harmed students because spending cuts resulted in lower test scores.
State attorneys maintained that legislators did their best to minimize cuts to education.
MoDOT is kicking off Pothole Patrol starting this Monday through the end of the month. Since this winter has been especially harsh, the roads are more torn up than usual, and they'd like for you to notify them as soon as you see a pothole on one of Missouri's highways. MoDOT's Dave Mitchell tells News Talk KZRG how quickly they'll get it done.
"We're making an effort