schoolfunding

April 9, 2014

Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss in NY Penalty Case

The challenge to the imposition of a $290 million penalty against New York City’s school children brought last year by 11 parents and Robert Jackson, former […]
April 9, 2014

Mississippi Group Proposes Initiative to Guarantee Adequate School Funding

A Mississippi education advocacy group has launched a campaign to amend the state constitution to establish adequate education funding as a constitutional mandate. The advocacy group, […]
March 11, 2014

Kansas Supreme Court Toughens Adequacy Standard but Sends Case Back to Lower Court for Further Proceedings

In a unanimous 110 page decision that avoided an immediate confrontation with the legislature, the Kansas Supreme Court last week expressly adopted the demanding standards for […]
March 11, 2014

N. Carolina Judge Bans Voucher Program

Finding that an “opportunity scholarship” program enacted by the legislature in 2013 would reduce funding for public education by about $12 million, a civil superior court […]