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March 3, 2017

Kansas Supreme Court Rules That State’s Funding System Does Not Meet Constitutional Adequacy Standards

Issuing its fourth decision since 2014 in Gannon v. State, the Kansas Supreme Court held yesterday that the state’s education financing system, is “not reasonably calculated to […]
February 24, 2017

Chicago Board of Education Charges Illinois Funding System Is Racially Discriminatory

The Chicago Board of Education and five individual parents charged Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, the Illinois State Board of Education and other state defendants with operating […]
February 24, 2017

Chicago Urban League Settles Long-Pending Litigation

Less than 10 days after the Chicago Board of Education filed its lawsuit, the Chicago Urban League settled a case based on similar legal claims with […]
February 24, 2017

NY Court of Appeals Schedules Hearing on NYSER Appeal

Responding to plaintiffs’ requests to schedule oral arguments on an expedited basis so that a decision might be issued before the start of the next school […]