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April 27, 2018

Kansas Legislature Adopts Bill to Meet Court Deadline, but Makes an $80 Million Drafting Mistake

Hastening to meet a court-imposed deadline to increase school funding, Kansas lawmakers earlier this month approved a $500 million funding increase, to be phased in over […]
April 27, 2018

NC Supreme Court Considers Funding Responsibility of County Commissioners

The North Carolina Supreme court heard arguments last week about whether county officials should share the blame with the state and local school districts if schools […]
April 27, 2018

Six State Legislatures Have Considered Constitutional Amendments to Curb Courts’ Powers — but None of Them Have Been Adopted

As confrontations between courts and state legislatures have increased in a number of states in recent years, state legislators in at least six states have proposed […]
April 27, 2018

Louisiana Supreme Court Upholds Charter School Funding

By a 5-2 margin, the Louisiana Supreme Court last month upheld state funding for 35 charter schools established by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary […]