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August 25, 2015

Mississippi Supreme Court Puts Legislature’s Version of Initiative Back on the Ballot

Last summer, a Mississippi advocacy group, 42 For Better Schools, succeeded in getting enough signatures to place on the November ballot an initiative that will ask voters “[s]hould […]
August 25, 2015

Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Review Philadelphia Funding Decision

Pennsylvania’s highest court has agreed to hear an appeal by the Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC) from a lower court ruling that had prohibited it from […]
August 25, 2015

Washington Supreme Court Imposes Monetary Fines on Recalcitrant Legislature

Last fall, the Washington Supreme Court, responding to a series of legislative failures to comply with its remedial orders to properly fund public education, held the […]
July 21, 2015

Lawsuit Claims That Los Angeles is Misallocating Funds Due to High Needs Students

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is using improper financial practices in implementing the state’s new Local Control Funding Formula, according to the allegations in […]