A lawsuit regarding problems with Missouri’s public school funding formula moves forward as state lawmakers prepare to try to solve those problems. And, the President of the State Board of Education is expressing optimism that lawmakers will adequately deal with this issue. Tom Davis of Kansas City says it appears as though the new Legislature and incoming Governor Matt Blunt are genuinely interested in addressing public education concerns, but it’s going to take time. Davis says it’s an extraordinarily difficult challenge because it’s a complex formula.