Mark Hillman

HILLMAN: RAPPAPORT'S RULING READS LIKE A BRIEF FOR THE PLAINTIFFS

‘Rationality’ eludes judge in school funding case

GUEST COLUMNIST

When Gov. John Hickenlooper announced that the state will appeal a Denver court’s ruling that the state inadequately funds education, he acknowledged what Judge Sheila Rappaport — and previously the Colorado Supreme Court — would not: money is a finite resource, even when it’s spent on worthy causes and when it’s spent by government.