TITLE

Michigan's Court of Appeals throws out special-education funding lawsuit

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Tammy
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;06/17/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30416, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Michigan Court of Appeals has dismissed the lawsuit dubbed Durant II filed by 108 school districts against the state. Districts' failure to detail their individual bills for special education; Plaintiff decision to appeal to the state Supreme Court; Impact on the state's bond ratings; Details of the original Durant lawsuit in the 1980s.
ACCESSION #
756700

 

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