Lobato trial highlights education-funding shortfalls

12:27 PM, Aug 18, 2011   |    comments
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The lead plaintiff, Taylor Lobato, now 22-years-old and an undergraduate student at the University of Denver, has been involved with the case since 2004.

Proceedings are in their third week, and the trial is expected to last for more than a month.

The allegations focus on state education funding and alleges that the state requires too much from schools while providing inadequate funds and resources. The trial also alleges that Colorado education funding violates two state Constitutional clauses.

Watch the interview found above to learn more about how Lobato got involved with the trial, why she is passionate about education funding and what she hopes to achieve through the case.

Lauren Knobbe contributed to this report.

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