June 4, 2015

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Wealthy District’s Attempt to Invalidate Kansas’ Property Tax Cap

In a lengthy decision that emphasized that “equity in education” is “obviously a legitimate governmental interest,” the United State Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit […]
June 4, 2015

NY Judge Allows Charter School Funding Case to Proceed to Trial

New York State Supreme Court Justice Donna M. Siwek last week denied the state’s motion to dismiss a suit filed by charter school parents in Buffalo […]
June 4, 2015

Pennsylvania Courts Continue to Shy Away from Adequacy and Equity Cases

In November 2014, a coalition of six school districts, parents, an association of rural and small districts, and the Pennsylvania state conference of the NAACP filed […]
April 15, 2015

Review of Post-Recession Education Adequacy Rulings Indicates that Courts Are Reluctant to Establish New Rights but Will Broadly Enforce Existing Ones

Updating Courts and Kids, his 2009 book that provides an overview of education adequacy litigations throughout the country, Michael A. Rebell, the executive director of the […]