California

March 6, 2015

California Districts Sue For Reimbursements of Mandated Costs

Four California school districts and one county office of education (collectively, the “Districts”) have filed a claim alleging that the state legislature’s new testing scheme tied […]
November 3, 2014

California Court Enjoins “Shocking” Deprivation of Educational Opportunity

A California Superior Court judge recently ruled that plaintiffs from a single high school in the Los Angeles Unified School District (“LAUSD”) would suffer irreparable harm […]
June 17, 2014

California Court Strikes Down Tenure and LIFO Laws

Breaking new ground regarding the role of the courts in educational-policy issues, a Superior Court Judge in Los Angeles ruled last week that the state’s tenure, […]
June 17, 2014

Another California Case also Seeks to Involve the Courts in Educational Quality Issues

Two weeks before the Vergara  decision was issued, a case that challenges from a different angle state policies regarding the quality of education for low income students […]