CHICAGO -- A recent Ohio Common Pleas Court decision that declared Ohio's school funding system unconstitutional has placed a cloud over an upcoming $68.64 million revenue bond sale for school improvements, according to state officials.

David Spialter, business counsel for the Ohio attorney general's office, said that the Ohio Classroom Facilities Act, which allows the state to issue bonds to help distressed school districts fund capital improvements, was among the provisions ruled unconstitutional by the Perry County Common Pleas Court earlier this month.

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