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October 19, 2011

Long Standing Alaska Facilities Case Finally Settled

On October 4, 2011, the 14-year lawsuit seeking equitable funding of school construction in remote Alaskan villages was settled. Kasayulie et al., v. State of Alaska. […]
October 19, 2011

New Constitutional Challenge To Budget Cuts In California

A lawsuit based on the state’s failure to provide the minimum funding required by Art. XVI, §8 of the California Constitution (commonly known as “Proposition 98”) was filed in late September 2011 by the California Schools Boards Association, the Association of California School Administrators, […]
October 19, 2011

The Pew Center on the States Releases Final Pre-K Report, But Budget Cuts May Undermine the Progress It Has Documented

In September of 2011, the Pew Center on the States released Transforming Public Education: Pathway to a Pre-K-12 Future. In this report, the Pew Center summarizes the progress that has been made in expanding pre-K services […]
October 19, 2011

Equity Campaign Argues That Comprehensive Services For All Low Income Students Are “Achievable And Affordable”

Seeking to move concepts of comprehensive services for low-income students from the realm of policy to the realm of practice, on October 11, 2011, the Campaign […]