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CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Mark Strassmann) The ruling by the Kansas supreme court that the state is not spending enough on schools examined; figures on spending per pupil cited; details given about the pressure for budget cuts after the state gave a tax break that benefited wealthy families. [Governor Sam BROWNBACK††- says we’re going to work to make schools better.] [Parent Livy KLEIMAN‡, grandparent Diane CATON‡, Jardine Middle School principal Lura Jo ATHERLY††- comment on the funding cuts.] [State representative Steve BRUNK†- supports the cuts.] Lawsuits challenging school funding in other states mentioned.

Pelley, Scott;
Strassmann, Mark

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