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How Jeff Sessions Helped Kill Equitable School Funding in Alabama


A lawsuit in the 1990s had Alabama poised to fund poor black school districts as fairly as wealthy white schools. As state attorney general, Sessions fought the effort passionately. – By Ryan Gabrielson – ProPublica – In the early 1990s, children across Alabama’s large rural stretches still attended faltering public schools, some with exposed wiring…