October 4, 2012

Idaho Lawsuit Challenges School Fees

Alleging that inadequate school funding has led the majority of the state’s school districts to levy fees for supplies, coursework, and electives, a class action lawsuit, […]
October 4, 2012

Washington Supreme Court Considers Supermajority Tax Issue

An appeal of a lower court decision that held unconstitutional a state law requiring a two-thirds majority vote for the legislature to raise taxes was argued […]
October 4, 2012

Appeals Briefs Filed in Colorado Adequacy Case

The plaintiffs, the plaintiff-intervenors, and thirteen amici filed briefs last week asking the Colorado Supreme Court to uphold a lower court’s decision in Lobato v. State. In December 2011, the […]
October 4, 2012

Report Illuminates “Stealth Inequities” in School Funding Systems

A new report released by the Center for American Progress examines school funding inequities and identifies several reasons for why high-poverty districts persistently fail to have […]