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.
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December 16, 2014
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.
October 27, 2014
Learn more about the eight states that have staunchly resisted charter-school laws in this special collection of clips produced with Storify.
September 29, 2014
The lawsuit claims that rural districts in New Jersey have been underfunded compared to the state's urban districts.
September 25, 2014
The investigation comes on the heels of a civil rights lawsuit alleging that the closure of the last five traditional public schools governed by the city's largest school district disproportionately affected African-American students.
September 04, 2014
A 2009 lawsuit filed by the ACLU highlighted a still-evolving legal issue: When can school administrators search students' cellphones and social media accounts?
August 28, 2014
A group of 14 districts is asking the state to pay the $115 million they say they have been owed since fiscal year 2010.