December 15, 2011

Los Angeles School District Sues to Save Bus Funding

On Tuesday, California’s governor, Jerry Brown, announced the elimination of $248 million in funding to districts for school buses beginning next month. Reacting to the governor’s […]
December 15, 2011

Two More Texas Groups File Adequacy and Equity Law Suits

Although the Texas Supreme Court denied an adequacy challenge to the state’s education finance system in 2005, it said at the time in Neely v. West […]
December 15, 2011

Colorado Judge Issues Important Adequacy Ruling

Strongly emphasizing the link between standards based reform and the constitutional right to “thorough and uniform” educational opportunities, Colorado District Court Judge Sheila A. Rappaport invalidated […]
December 15, 2011

Comprehensive Educational Opportunities Needed in Policy Initiatives

Helen Ladd’s recent paper: “Education and Poverty: Confronting the Evidence” and her Sunday New York Times op-ed “Class Matters. Why Don’t We Admit It?” that she […]