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IN SMALL CITIES FUNDING CASE NY APPELLATE DIVISION COURT UPHOLDS CAMPAIGN FOR FISCAL EQUITY

Published on: October 26, 2017

The Appeals Court unanimously reversed the trial judge's ruling and ordered the trial court to examine the evidence regarding inputs, outputs, and causation.

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ORAL ARGUMENT SET FOR APPEAL IN “SMALL CITIES” SCHOOL FUNDING CASE

Published on: August 30, 2017

Oral argument on the appeal of the trial court ruling Maisto v. State of New York will be heard by the Appellate Division, Third Department, on September 5.

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NYC PARENTS FILE COMPLAINT TO ENFORCE LAW TO REDUCE CLASS SIZE

Published on: July 6, 2017

NYC Parents, Public Advocate Letitia James, Class Size Matters, and the Alliance for Quality Education filed a petition charging the NYC DOE with failing to reduce class sizes as mandated by the Contract for Excellence Law.

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NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS HOLDS FIRM ON STUDENTS’ RIGHTS

Published on: June 27, 2017

ELC welcomes the court's ruling that allows the legal challenge to inadequate school funding to proceed to trial. 

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CUOMO ADMINISTRATION, UNDER COURT ORDER, RELEASES SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Published on: March 30, 2017

The Cuomo administration has finally released $69 million in two-year improvement grant funds designated for 20 high poverty schools across the state, as required by a March 23 order issued by a NY Appellate Court.

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NEW YORK APPEALS COURT ORDERS CUOMO ADMINISTRATION TO RELEASE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Published on: March 27, 2017

In a major victory for parents, a NY appeals court has ordered the State to immediately release over $69 million in improvement grants to 20 needy schools across NY.

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PARENTS ASK NY APPEALS COURT TO RELEASE ILLEGALLY FROZEN SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT FUNDS

Published on: March 7, 2017

Parents of students in three public schools are asking a NY appeals court to immediately release over $37 million in improvement grant funds frozen a year ago under Governor Cuomo.

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GOVERNOR CUOMO: DUMP FORMULA, LET POLITICS DRIVE SCHOOL FUNDING

Published on: January 30, 2017

In his proposed 2017-18 budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling for repeal of NY’s Foundation Aid Formula, the 2007 law responding to the landmark case, Campaign for Fiscal Equity v. State (CFE).

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