October 24, 2016

NY Appeals Court Holds That Charter School Students Have No Constitutional Right to a “Sound Basic Education”

Last year, charter school parents in Buffalo and Rochester, NY filed a complaint that alleged that the state’s failure to provide facilities funding for their schools […]
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 12, 2016

NY Appeals Court Affirms Plaintiffs’ Right to Proceed with the NYSER Litigation

On September 8th, 2016, an intermediate appeals court, the Appellate Division, First Department, affirmed the trial court’s denial of the state’s motion to dismiss  plaintiffs’ claims […]
April 20, 2016

MAJOR COURT RULINGS EXPECTED SOON

Major education adequacy rulings are expected to be issued over the next few months by courts throughout the country. These include: California: The decision in the […]