June 27, 2012

NY Times Series Highlights Inequities in PTA Fundraising

The budgets of New York City public schools have been cut on average by 13.7 percent since 2007, resulting in substantial service reductions for students throughout […]
May 11, 2012

Trial Commences in PA On Creative Federal Funding Claims

On May 7, 2012, a trial began in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on the claims of the Chester Upland […]
May 10, 2012

Iowa High Court Declines To Impose Academic Standards, But Leaves Open the Issue of Whether Education Is a Fundamental Interest

In a lengthy 163- page decision, the Iowa Supreme Court in late April dismissed plaintiffs’ claim that the state had a constitutional responsibility to establish educational […]
May 10, 2012

Missouri Court Invalidates Unfunded School Transfer Plan

After the St. Louis School District lost its state accreditation in 2007, a parent sought to take advantage of a state statute that allows parents of […]