schoolfunding

July 28, 2016

WASHINGTON SUPREME COURT ORDERS HEARING ON STATE’S COMPLIANCE

Four years ago, the Washington Supreme Court held that the state’s education finance system was unconstitutional; it gave the legislature until 2018 to phase-in a comprehensive […]
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 […]