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 […]
October 24, 2016

Washington Supreme Court Maintains Sanctions and 2018 Compliance Deadline

In August 2015, the Washington Supreme Court imposed sanctions on the state for its failure to make sufficient progress in complying with its 2012 order in […]
October 24, 2016

23 States Are Now Providing Less Education Funding Than in 2008

A recent survey of 47 states where data was available by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities revealed that in inflation-adjusted terms, 23 states are spending […]
September 22, 2016

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Hears Arguments in New Adequacy Case

Although the Pennsylvania courts have twice rejected  past attempts to establish an enforceable right to education in the commonwealth, last year a coalition of parents, school […]