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ELC JOINS FIGHT TO MAINTAIN MICHIGAN’S CONSTITUTIONAL BAN AGAINST PUBLIC FUNDING OF PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Published on: July 31, 2018

ELC filed an amicus brief in a crucial case before the Michigan Court of Appeals challenging a law that would redirect public education funds to private schools.

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MINNESOTA HIGH COURT ALLOWS CLAIM OF UNCONSTITUTIONAL SEGREGATION TO MOVE FORWARD

Published on: July 25, 2018

In a groundbreaking decision, the Minnesota Supreme Court has determined that claims of public school segregation brought under the State constitution's education clause may be abjudicated by the courts.

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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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