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August 13, 2018

California Court Allows Literacy Case to Proceed to Trial

California Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos ruled late last month that a suit claiming the state has failed to provide low-income minority students in three Los […]
August 13, 2018

Minnesota Supreme Court Rules That Right to Education Has a Qualitative Dimension

Intermediate courts of appeal in California and Florida (but not the state supreme courts) have recently held that adequacy language in the state’s education clause does […]
August 13, 2018

PA Parties File Further Briefs on Mootness Issue

Almost a year ago, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied the state defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ claims that the state’s school funding formula is unconstitutional in […]
July 9, 2018

Federal Judge Dismisses Detroit Right-to-Literacy Litigation

After taking the case under advisement for almost a full year, a federal district judge last week dismissed plaintiffs’ attempt to establish a “right to literacy” […]