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Kansas City School Funding

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Kansas City School Funding

Kansas City School Funding

Kansas City School Funding

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Frank Morris of member station KCUR reports on a poor Kansas City school district that's suing a wealthy neighboring district over funding inequities. Local officials of the richer district want to raise additional money for their schools through a county sales tax, but parents in the poorer district say it's against a state law that was set up to maintain fair funding.