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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 […]
September 12, 2016

Connecticut Court Upholds Adequacy Claim

In a strongly-worded 89 page decision, Superior Court Judge Thomas G Moukawsher  held that major components of Connecticut’s K-12 education system were so “irrational” that they […]