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Attorney Don Peters warns Monday that time is running out for state officials to accept a deal to settle a 4-year-old lawsuit over aid to public schools and potentially save taxpayers $1.3 billion. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)

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Educators, parents press state to pay court-ordered funds

School officials are warning lawmakers that if they don't take a deal to settle the inflation adjustment lawsuit -- and soon -- taxpayers could be on the hook for another $1.3 billion.

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Educators, parents press state to pay court-ordered funds

School officials are warning lawmakers that if they don't take a deal to settle the inflation adjustment lawsuit -- and soon -- taxpayers could be on the hook for another $1.3 billion.