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MONTGOMERY, AL (AP) -
The Alabama Supreme Court has reopened a
lawsuit over whether a financial settlement of Alabama's prepaid college
tuition program can stand.
The board of the Prepaid
Affordable College Tuition plan had reached a settlement for the
financially troubled program to pay tuition at 2010 rates rather than
current rates. Some parents challenged it in court, and the Supreme
Court voided the settlement in March because it violated state law. Then
the Legislature passed a law in April that was designed to restore the
The Supreme Court on
Wednesday granted a request by state officials to reconsider its ruling.
The court's 7-0 decision told a Montgomery circuit judge to review
whether the new law can be applied retroactively to the settlement.
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