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NEW MEXICO SCHOOL FUNDING FOUND UNCONSTITUTIONAL

Published on: July 24, 2018

In a major victory for New Mexico public school children, the district court found that inadequate school funding violates the constitutional rights of economically disadvantaged students, ELLs and Native American students.

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FIGHTING TO KEEP THE COURTS OPEN TO FLORIDA AND DELAWARE STUDENTS

Published on: July 10, 2018

ELC has filed "friend of the court" briefs in Florida and Delaware, urging the courts to allow lawsuits challenging inadequate education funding to proceed to trial.

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A WIN FOR ARIZONA PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN

Published on: February 14, 2018

An Arizona judge ruled last month that proponents of private school vouchers lacked standing to block a voter referendum on a massive expansion of the state's ESA voucher program.

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CONNECTICUT SUPREME COURT DEALS SEVERE BLOW TO EDUCATION JUSTICE

Published on: January 31, 2018

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently affirmed in part the September 2016 trial court ruling in CCJEF v. Rell, a case challenging inadequate state school funding and significant funding disparities.

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PENNSYLVANIA AND KANSAS COURTS RULE IN FAVOR OF PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN

Published on: October 5, 2017

Plaintiffs in school funding cases recently scored wins in Kansas and Pennsylvania. Both courts issued opinions upholding the constitutional rights of children to an adequate education.

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TRIAL COMPLETED IN NEW MEXICO EDUCATION RIGHTS CASE

Published on: August 10, 2017

Trial testimony has wrapped up in Martinez v. State. The outcome of this case will have a major impact on the rights of New Mexico students to a quality education under the State constitution.

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EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY AND SCHOOL FUNDING ON TRIAL IN NEW MEXICO

Published on: June 19, 2017

A trial whose outcome could determine the future quality of education for New Mexico's 339,000 public school children started in a Santa Fe courtroom on June 12.

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ELC AND LEGAL SCHOLARS ARGUE SEGREGATION VIOLATES MINNESOTA'S RIGHT TO EDUCATION

Published on: June 12, 2017

ELC and leading education law scholars have filed an amicus brief before the Minnesota Supreme Court supporting the court's authority to adjudicate de facto segregation in the public schools. 

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