July 28, 2016

WASHINGTON STATE SUP’T FILES NEW FUNDING LAWSUIT

Acting on his frustration over the state legislature’s slow pace of compliance with the state Supreme Court’s 2012 order in McCleary v. State, Randy Dorn, the […]
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 […]