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August 13, 2018

PA Parties File Further Briefs on Mootness Issue

Almost a year ago, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied the state defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ claims that the state’s school funding formula is unconstitutional in […]
July 9, 2018

Federal Judge Dismisses Detroit Right-to-Literacy Litigation

After taking the case under advisement for almost a full year, a federal district judge last week dismissed plaintiffs’ attempt to establish a “right to literacy” […]
July 9, 2018

Washington Supreme Court Finds State in Full Compliance, Terminates Jurisdiction in the Long-Pending McCleary Case

In a short, unanimous decision, the Washington Supreme Court held last month that the State had met all of the compliance requirements that it had articulated […]
July 9, 2018

Kansas Supreme Court Holds That State Can Meet Compliance Requirements If It Adopts Inflation Adjustments

Issuing its sixth decision since 2016 in Gannon v. State, the Kansas Supreme Court held in a per curriam decision issued last week that the adequacy […]