Mitford Case Gets Final Hearing

COLUMBIA – Attorneys for the Fairfield and Chester county school districts made their final pitches Thursday morning before the highest court in the state in the battle between the district over which district should pay to educate the approximately 200 students living in the Mitford community in Fairfield County but attending Chester County schools. Armand […]

Freed-Up Funds Flow into Chester

Although the Fairfield County School Board voted 5-2 in a special called meeting last week to appeal a July 16 ruling by a Circuit Court judge in the Mitford case, one detail of that ruling remained unaddressed – whether or not to seek a court order to delay the delivery to Chester County Schools funds […]

Fairfield County School Board to Appeal Mitford Ruling

The Fairfield County School Board voted 5-2 Tuesday night to pursue an appeal of a Circuit Court decision in the legal battle between the Chester County School District and Fairfield County Schools. Judge J. Ernest Kinard ruled July 16 that Fairfield must pay Chester approximately $3,452 in local funds for each student living in the […]

Judge Rules for Chester in Mitford Case

After more than two years of litigation and nearly $2 million in invoices from the Chester County School District, a Fifth Circuit Court judge handed down a ruling Monday afternoon in what has commonly become known as the “Mitford Case.” Judge J. Ernest Kinard ruled Monday in favor of Chester County Schools and against the […]

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