Colo. Springs District among those looking for change in education funding

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Something has to be done about the state's funding of education.

That's the belief of local school officials who said that regardless of the Colorado Supreme Court's decision that the school finance system is constitutional, it isn't adequate to get the job done.

Colorado Springs School District 11 was one of 21 school districts that comprised the original plaintiffs in the lower court process.

"I thought we were going to win. We made a very legitimate, important and accurate statement about the situation in Colorado," said Glenn Gustafson, D-11 chief financial officer and deputy superintendent. He added that he was "disappointed" and "confused" by the ruling.

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