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September 8, 2014

Mississippi School Districts Sue State For Funding Shortfall

Claiming that state lawmakers have underfunded education by $1.5 billion since 2009, 14  Mississippi school districts sued the state last week. A former governor, Ronnie Musgrove, […]
September 8, 2014

Report Analyzes Georgia Underfunding

Cuts in state aid to public school have totaled $8.4 billion in recent years according to 2014 Schoolhouse Squeeze, a report recently issued by the Georgia […]
July 10, 2014

New York Plaintiffs Ask For Immediate $1 Billion

Claiming that a statute that allows the state to deduct over $ 1 billion from amounts that the state funding formula calculates to be due to […]
July 10, 2014

Colorado Plaintiffs Seek Elimination of “Negative Factor”

Mounting a challenge to a legislative mechanism similar to New York’s “Gap Elimination Adjustment,” a group of parents, school districts and  statewide organizations filed suit in […]