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Verify: Does money from the Missouri Lottery really go to area schools?

Brian Peck writes, "Missouri Lottery continues to advertise how much schools benefit. I am a teacher and have never seen or heard of such benefits. I am curious if districts benefit and how so?" Our sources for this story - the Missouri 2019 fiscal year budget and the Missouri Lottery website. According to the 2019 budget, the lottery made $1.4 billion in ticket sales in 2019. Their operating costs were around $1.1 billion. Read more: http://bit.ly/2uthJsF

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