Legislative candidates differ on education issues

Thursday, October 30, 2008 | 6:45 p.m. CDT; updated 2:42 p.m. CST, Thursday, December 11, 2008

COLUMBIA — Public education funding will not be exempt from the nation's flagging economy and Missouri's tightening budget. Funding for K-12 education is a contentious issue, and educators' demands for higher salaries and greater resources are as present as ever.