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October 24, 2016

23 States Are Now Providing Less Education Funding Than in 2008

A recent survey of 47 states where data was available by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities revealed that in inflation-adjusted terms, 23 states are spending […]
September 22, 2016

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Hears Arguments in New Adequacy Case

Although the Pennsylvania courts have twice rejected  past attempts to establish an enforceable right to education in the commonwealth, last year a coalition of parents, school […]
September 22, 2016

NY Trial Court Rejects Sound Basic Education Claim

In a surprising decision issued last week, Acting Supreme Court Justice Kimberly O’Connor dismissed the claims of schoolchildren from eight small city school districts in upstate […]
September 22, 2016

Michigan Suit Claims Constitutional Right to Literacy Under the U.S. Constitution

Attorneys representing seven Detroit school children filed a 133- page class action complaint earlier this month in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of […]