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October 25, 2018

Washington Supreme Court Upholds State's Embattled Charter Schools

The state's highest court ruled that Washington's charter school law is mostly constitutional, and that charter schools can continue to receive public money.

May 17, 2018

Fate of Washington's Charter School Law to Be Decided, Again, by State Supreme Court

For the second time in two years, Washington state's charter school law goes before the state's supreme court, and a ruling on the case could come at a politically precarious time for charter school advocates.

March 22, 2018

Will a 'School Choice for All' Program Survive the Ballot Box in Arizona?

An Arizona Supreme Court ruling has paved the way for a voter referendum on the state's ambitious plan to expand eligibility for a private school choice program to all public school students.

March 13, 2018

In a Big Win for Charter School Advocates, Louisiana Supreme Court Rules Charter Funding Is Constitutional

Charter advocates have been fighting back similar legal challenges in other states.

December 19, 2017

Washington's Embattled Charter School Law Heads to State Supreme Court Again

It's been quite the political odyssey for Washington's charter school law which first passed by voter referendum in 2012. Here's why this case matters beyond the state.

November 08, 2017

Union-Backed Candidates Win Control of Key District in Battle Over Vouchers

The union victory will likely spell the end of a Colorado county's school-voucher program as well as a high-profile lawsuit that could have become a vehicle for expanding vouchers across the country.

November 02, 2017

This District Is the Latest Front in the Fight Over School Choice

Two things are at stake: the pro-school choice majority on school board in Colorado's Douglas County and the fate of a lawsuit over school vouchers that could land back in the U.S. Supreme Court.

September 13, 2017

Fight Over One of the Largest Virtual Charters Heads to Ohio's High Court

The legal fight over attendance numbers and $60 million in public money between the state of Ohio and the school, known as the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, has been steadily rising through the lower courts over the past year.

July 06, 2017

Sharing Property Taxes With Charter Schools Stirs Fight

The school board in Florida's Broward County has voted to sue over a new education law that requires school districts to share property tax revenue with charter schools

June 30, 2017

Why We Should Expect More Lawsuits Over Private School Vouchers

Law professor Steven Green says that although the Supreme Court didn't blow the lid off of state constitutional bans on church aid, it did open the door a bit.

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