schoolfunding

July 28, 2016

MISSISSIPPI PARENTS CLAIM PUBLIC FUNDING OF CHARTER SCHOOLS IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

A group of Jackson, Mississippi parents, represented by the Southern Poverty Law Center, recently filed a challenge in Chancery Court, Hinds County, to the Mississippi Charter […]
June 1, 2016

KANSAS SUPREME COURT REJECTS LEGISLATIVE COMPLIANCE PLAN

In a lengthy opinion issued last week, the Kansas Supreme Court unanimously held that the state’s latest effort to cure constitutional violations in its education funding […]
June 1, 2016

WASHINGTON LEGISLATIVE REPORT PROMISES COMPLIANCE

In a 2012 decision, the Washington Supreme Court held that the state’s education finance system was unconstitutional; it gave the legislature until 2018 to phase-in a […]
June 1, 2016

CALIFORNIA INTERMEDIATE APPEALS COURT AFFIRMS DISMISSAL OF ADEQUACY CLAIMS

Finding no support for an implied constitutional right to an education of “some quality” in Article IX of the State Constitution, the California Court of Appeals […]