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REPORT REVEALS ILLEGAL ADMISSIONS POLICIES AT CHARTER SCHOOLS

Published on: October 28, 2016

Over 20 percent of all California charter schools have enrollment policies that violate state and federal law, according to the report "Unequal Access," released in August by the ACLU SoCal and Public Advocates of San Francisco.

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COURT DECLARES CONNECTICUT EDUCATION SYSTEM VIOLATES STATE CONSTITUTION

Published on: September 12, 2016

Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawser issued his post-trial decision, in CCJEFF v. Rell, finding that the state was not fulfilling its duty under the state constitution to provide children with a fair opportunity for a high school education, and ordering the state to submit remedial proposals within 180 days.

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PLAINTIFFS URGE SUPREME COURT OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO ACT

Published on: August 10, 2016

Plaintiffs in Abbeville v. State filed their response to the State's "Joint Report" submitted to the South Carolina Supreme Court, arguing that the report failed to comply with the Court's earlier ruling.

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LAWSUIT SAYS FUNDING IN MISSISSIPPI CHARTER SCHOOL LAW VIOLATES STATE CONSTITUTION

Published on: July 26, 2016

On July 11, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) filed a lawsuit alleging that the school funding provisions of the state charter school law passed by the Mississippi Legislature are unconstitutional.

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LEGISLATURE MEETS SUPREME COURT DEADLINE AND EQUITABLE FUNDING DUTY IN KANSAS

Published on: July 8, 2016

On June 27, 2016, four days prior to the Kansas Supreme Court's July 1 deadline, the parties in the Gannon educational opportunity lawsuit filed a stipulated agreement with the Court.

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LEGISLATURE CONTINUES TO VIOLATE KANSAS CONSTITUTION ON SCHOOL FUNDING

Published on: June 1, 2016

The Kansas Supreme Court declared that the latest legislative changes to the state school funding system failed to bring it into compliance with the state's constitution because it still distributes funding unfairly.

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APPEALS COURT AGREES WITH CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS, OVERTURNS VERGARA

Published on: May 2, 2016

The California Court of Appeal determined that state statutes on teacher tenure, dismissal and seniority do not deprive students of their right to equal protection under the state constitution.

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COLORADO EARNS AN "F" FOR ITS LACK OF EFFORT ON PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING

Published on: March 22, 2016

The 5th edition of the National Report Card shows that Colorado school funding remains unfair and inadequate, especially for at-risk students.

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