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December 5, 2011

“Occupy” Movements Put a Spotlight on Inequities in Education

Since mid-September, the Occupy Wall Street movement has confronted an issue that had previously garnered little public attention– the large structural inequalities in the U.S. economy. […]
October 19, 2011

Rural Districts in New Jersey Fight Budget Cuts

Since 1997, a group of rural districts in New Jersey have been alleging that their students have been denied the “thorough and efficient” education guaranteed to […]
October 19, 2011

New Equity and Adequacy Suit Filed in Texas

On October 11, 2011, the Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition, a grouping of more than 150 school districts, students, parents and businesses, filed a wide-ranging […]
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. […]