December 15, 2011

Colorado Judge Issues Important Adequacy Ruling

Strongly emphasizing the link between standards based reform and the constitutional right to “thorough and uniform” educational opportunities, Colorado District Court Judge Sheila A. Rappaport invalidated […]
December 15, 2011

Comprehensive Educational Opportunities Needed in Policy Initiatives

Helen Ladd’s recent paper: “Education and Poverty: Confronting the Evidence” and her Sunday New York Times op-ed “Class Matters. Why Don’t We Admit It?” that she […]
December 5, 2011

New Federal Report Confirms Inequities in Title I Funding

A U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) report released last week reveals that more than 40% of schools receiving Title I funds spent less state and local […]
December 5, 2011

Major Adequacy Issue to Be Decided by Florida Supreme Court

By a close, 8-7 majority, the First District Court of Appeal in Tallahasee, Florida refused last week to grant the defendants’ motion for a “writ of […]