March 26, 2012

OCR Data Reveals Substantial Educational Disparities for Minority Students

Earlier this month, the U.S. Dept. of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released Part II of its 2009-10 Civil Rights Data Collection, exposing significant inequities […]
January 18, 2012

Washington Supreme Court Holds that State Is Not Adequately Funding Public Education

In a virtually unanimous ruling[1], the Washington Supreme Court began the new year by strongly affirming the trial court’s holding that the state was in violation […]
January 18, 2012

Fourth Major Funding Suit Filed in Texas

Houston, Dallas, Austin and 60 other school districts, representing 1.5 million students or one-third of the lone star state’s school population, filed a suit in late […]
January 18, 2012

Update on School Funding Issues in New York State

In a Wall Street Journal article published on December 27, 2011, Michael A. Rebell, the executive director of the Campaign for Educational Equity, Teachers College, Columbia […]