The Jackson County Circuit Court issued a final judgment in the school transfer case that seems to have satisfied no one, not even the judge. In his opinion, Justice Brent Powell wrote, "This Court's ruling will undoubtedly be appealed" and "… could very likely be reversed and/or significantly altered." Thus, the case and the problem remain unresolved, and neither taxpayers nor students will benefit from the prolonged legal battle. The courts cannot play Solomon here; we need common sense solutions from legislators that will give students in failing districts more options.
GUEST COMMENTARY: School transfer case needs common sense solutions
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