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AMICI URGE TEXAS SUPREME COURT TO AFFIRM STATE'S SCHOOL FUNDING IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

Published on: August 13, 2015

ELC joined Texas organizations to file a friend of the court brief in the Texas Supreme Court in support of the state's economically disadvantaged and English Language Learner students.

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TENTH CIRCUIT BRUSHES ASIDE WEALTHY-PARENT ATTACK ON FAIR SCHOOL FUNDING

Published on: June 23, 2015

The federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver dismissed all but one claim in a lawsuit brought by plaintiffs from wealthy Kansas school districts concerning the state's school finance system.

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PLAINTIFFS ALLEGE SCHOOL FUNDING SYSTEM VIOLATES STATE CONSTITUTION

Published on: March 25, 2015

On March 24, seven county school districts filed a lawsuit in state court alleging that the Tennessee school funding system violates the the State Constitution's education clause, its equal protection provisions, and its unfunded mandates provision.

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PENNSYLVANIA GROUPS URGE COURT TO HEAR SCHOOL FUNDING CASE

Published on: February 25, 2015

Statewide groups concerned with the growing education gap for PA schoolchildren are urging the Commonwealth Court to hear a pending challenge to the severe lack of resources and funding of the state’s public schools.

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STATE SUED FOR DEFYING VOTERS' PROMISE TO COLORADO'S KIDS

Published on: June 29, 2014

Colorado families, teachers, and districts sue to enforce Amendment 23’s constitutional requirement for support for education in good times and bad.

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State admits violating the education rights of Philadelphia school children

Published on: June 20, 2014

Read ELC Executive Director David Sciarra's op ed that appeared on the website of WHYY, Newsworks.org.

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