SC Justices to Continue Overseeing Education Funding Case


COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The Legislature must report back to the state Supreme Court next summer on its progress complying with the justices’ 2014 order to fix South Carolina’s education system.

While applauding legislators’ “studied and dedicated approach,” justices rejected GOP leaders’ request last month that the high court end its oversight on the 23-year-old case over adequate funding.

“We commend the defendants on their efforts and await, with anticipation, reports on further implementation of the findings and recommendations,” the justices wrote in Tuesday’s order. “On that note, we opt to continue to monitor the progress towards a constitutionally compliant education system.”

Read more…(The Washington Times)

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