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September 22, 2016

NY Trial Court Rejects Sound Basic Education Claim

In a surprising decision issued last week, Acting Supreme Court Justice Kimberly O’Connor dismissed the claims of schoolchildren from eight small city school districts in upstate […]
September 22, 2016

Michigan Suit Claims Constitutional Right to Literacy Under the U.S. Constitution

Attorneys representing seven Detroit school children filed a 133- page class action complaint earlier this month in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of […]
September 12, 2016

Connecticut Court Upholds Adequacy Claim

In a strongly-worded 89 page decision, Superior Court Judge Thomas G Moukawsher  held that major components of Connecticut’s K-12 education system were so “irrational” that they […]
September 12, 2016

NY Appeals Court Affirms Plaintiffs’ Right to Proceed with the NYSER Litigation

On September 8th, 2016, an intermediate appeals court, the Appellate Division, First Department, affirmed the trial court’s denial of the state’s motion to dismiss  plaintiffs’ claims […]