September 21, 2011

South Dakota Supreme Court Rejects Adequacy Claim

Although it articulated a strong definition of students’ rights to a “general and uniform education” as guaranteed by Article VIII of the state’s constitution, the South […]
August 2, 2011

OCR Data Reveals Major Inequities in Resource Availability

Data released last month by the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education (OCR) revealed major gaps in educational resources and opportunities provided […]
August 2, 2011

Fiscal Pressures Cannot Justify Inadequate Education, Colorado Court Rules

In one of a series of pre-trial rulings issued in Lobato v. State of Colorado last month, Denver District Court Judge Sheila A. Rappaport granted plaintiffs’ […]
August 2, 2011

Judge in North Carolina Invalidates Budget Cut Legislation

Ruling that the state of North Carolina cannot deny “at-risk” children access to its prekindergarten program, Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard Manning held on July […]