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Connecticut to appeal landmark education ruling

Connecticut's attorney general announced Thursday he will appeal a landmark court ruling that declared the state's education funding system unconstitutional and called for major reforms.

Attorney General George Jepsen asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to hear the case, saying the legislative and executive branches of government are responsible for setting education policy, not a single judge.

"This decision would wrest educational policy from the representative branches of state government, limit public education for some students with special needs, create additional municipal mandates concerning graduation and other standards, and alter the basic terms of educators'...