New York appellate court overturns ruling that state shortchanged New York City children

An appeals court has overturned a ruling that New York State had failed its constitutional duty to ensure "a sound, basic education" for New York City schoolchildren.

Sidebar: Lawyers see rationale for ruling.

Editorial: Appellate court decision is wrong-headed.

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