The districts and parents argue that state officials have failed to adequately fund schools so that students could meet standards in state-mandated curriculum.
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May 20, 2015
March 30, 2015
On March 30, District Court Judge Tim Kelley dismissed a lawsuit that alleged the state school board violated Louisiana law in adopting the common core.
March 26, 2015
The districts allege that the state underestimated the cost of teachers' salaries by about $532 million and that the districts face yearly shortfalls in the classroom amounting to about $134 million
February 17, 2015
Students at six California high schools ask a judge to issue a preliminary injunction and demand that state education officials intervene in scheduling problems at the schools that have resulted in the students losing weeks of instructional time and missing courses they need to graduate and apply for college.
December 31, 2014
Lawmakers contend a recent court order is "vague" and ignores recent education reforms.
December 16, 2014
The Blackman-Jones case, filed in 1997, said the school system had systemic problems in meeting the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
December 11, 2014
Filed in 2010, the complaint says school choice reform efforts in New Orleans have left many students with disabilities behind.
November 12, 2014
Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.
November 11, 2014
The lawsuit says that the state's funding system is irrational and does not provide students with an adequate education.
November 10, 2014
The lawsuit filed Monday by the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia and the Education Law Center of Pennsylvania on behalf of six school districts, seven parents, the Pennsylvania Association of Small and Rural Schools, and state's NAACP, argues that the state has failed to devise a funding mechanism to provide its public school students with a thorough and efficient education.