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Nevada School Districts Face Significant Budget Deficits

The final education budget adopted, in June 2015, by the Nevada Legislature for the 2015-2017 biennium does little to improve school funding overall and reduces most districts' general operating budgets for the 2015-2016 school year, an analysis by Educate Nevada Now! (ENN!) shows.

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Dec 21, 2015 -  Nevada Parents to Have Their Day in Court  to Stop Unconstitutional Voucher Law

Dec 10, 2015 -  Congress Again Fails to Tackle Equity in Revised Federal Education Law

Dec 02, 2015 -  PA Parents, School Districts Urge Court to Hear School Funding Case

Nov 20, 2015 -  Kansas Courts Again Tackle School Funding Equity Under State Constitution

Nov 17, 2015 -  One of the Nation's Highest Achieving States May Go Higher

Nov 04, 2015 -  Congress Must Compel States to Fund Schools Fairly

Sep 21, 2015 -  Amici Urge PA Court to Hear Educational Opportunity Case

Sep 11, 2015 -  Washington Supreme Court Finds Charter School Law Unconstitutional

Sep 02, 2015 -  Plaintiffs Accuse Tennessee Officials of Violating Their Constitutional Duty 

Aug 20, 2015 -  School Funding Litigation Hot Topic in State Courts 

Aug 14, 2015 - Washington Supreme Court Fines State for Not Fairly Funding Its Schools

Aug 11, 2015 - Amici Urge Texas Supreme Court to Affirm State's School Funding is Unconstitutional

Jul 21, 2015 - New ESA Law, Vouchers, Will Worsen Educational Opportunities for Nevada Kids

Jul 16, 2015 - National Report Card Shines New Light on Why Fair School Funding Matters

Jul 08, 2015 - Nevada School Districts Face Significant Budget Deficits

Jul 07, 2015 - Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down School Vouchers

Jun 30, 2015 - Tenth Circuit Brushes Aside Wealthy-Parent Attack on Fair School Funding

Jun 17, 2015 - Fair Funding and Its Effective Use

May 14, 2015 - States Slow to Improve Access to Quality Pre-K

May 07, 2015 - ELC Applauds Launch of Nevada Coalition for School Funding Reform

May 04, 2015 - Constitutional Crisis: Legislative Overreach Threatens Courts

Apr 27, 2015 - Educational Opportunity Case Going to State Supreme Court

Mar 25, 2015 - Plaintiffs Allege School Funding System Violates State Constitution

Mar 18, 2015 - NY Pays "Usual Suspects" to Recycle "Money Doesn't Matter" Defense in Small Cities Trial

Mar 09, 2015 - Black Lives Matter: The Schott 50-State Report on Education of Black and Latino Males

Jan 26, 2015 - Court Declares Kansas School Funding System Unconstitutional

Jan 13, 2015 - Billions in Tax Subsidies Depress Funding and Need to be Disclosed

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2014

Dec 15, 2014 - New Mexico Educational Opportunity Case Going to Trial

Dec 11, 2014 - ACLU Claims Delaware Charters Segregate by Color and Disability

Nov 24, 2014 - AZ Court Rules State Can Fund Charter Schools Lower than Public Schools

Nov 14, 2014 - South Carolina School Funding Denies Students Constitutional Opportunity

Nov 14, 2014 - Colorado Court Denies State's Motion to Dismiss School Funding Case

Nov 13, 2014 - Pennsylvania School Funding Unconstitutional, Lawsuit Asserts

Nov 06, 2014 - Resource Equity and Student Success, Special Capitol Hill Briefing

Oct 10, 2014 - Coalition Launches Roadmap for Stronger Teaching and Principal Professions

Sep 30, 2014 - Preschool Needs Stable Funding and Quality Standards in Texas and Beyond

Sep 26, 2014 - "Unlocking Opportunity" Report Calls for Equity in Education

Sep 22, 2014 - Charter Operators Want More Money in New York

Sep 16, 2014 - Washington Supreme Court Holds Legislature in Contempt on School Funding

Sep 12, 2014 - Philadelphia Parents Want PA Secretary of Education to Follow State Law

Sep 08, 2014 - Broken School Funding System Widens Opportunity Gaps in Wisconsin

Sep 03, 2014 - Lack of Funding Is No. 1 Challenge Facing Public Schools According to Recent Poll

Sep 02, 2014 - Civil Rights and Education Advocates Respond to Texas School Finance Court Decision

Aug 18, 2014 - Leadership Conference Calls for Fair Opportunity in Report to U.N.

Aug 08, 2014 - ELC Joins New York and New Jersey Lawsuits for Education Rights

Jul 07, 2014 - "Keep the Promise" to Fund Schools as Colorado's Constitution Requires

Jun 18, 2014 - Amici  Urge Colorado Supreme Court to Prohibit Voucher Plan

May 22, 2014 - Preschool Yearbook Finds Need for Renewed Investment

May 15, 2014 - RI Supreme Court is "Deeply Concerned" but Denies Relief to School Children

May 08, 2014 - Preschool Pays Off: Analysis of a National Model for High Quality Pre-K for Three- and Four-Year-Olds

May 05, 2014 - Taking the Right to Education Out of State Constitutions

Apr 02, 2014 - MALDEF Suit Claims New Mexico Denies Right to Education

Mar 31, 2014 - Abandon School Funding Laws Tied to Standards? KS, NJ, PA

Mar 21, 2014 - Equity Outperforms Inequity in New York and New Jersey

Mar 20, 2014 - Nevada School Funding System Among Worst In U.S.

Mar 14, 2014 - Kansas School Funding is Unconstitutional

Mar 07, 2014 - Kansas Supreme Court Stands Up for All Kansas Students

Feb 07, 2014 - Many States Fail School Funding Test, They Can Do Better

Jan 22, 2014 - Opportunity Is on Trial for Millions of Texas Students

Jan 08, 2014 - What's the Matter With Kansas' Schools?

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2013

Dec 20, 2013 - How "Stealth Inequities" Prevent Fair School Funding

Dec 13, 2013 - Lawsuit Claims North Carolina Vouchers Violate State Constitution

Dec 06, 2013 - CT School Funding Case Going to Trial, State's Motion to Dismiss Denied

Dec 05, 2013 - National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education, December 9

Dec 05, 2013 - How States Can Provide Excellent Teaching for All Students

Dec 03, 2013 - Many States Face School Funding Litigation: Update

Nov 07, 2013 - New York Times Article: In Public Education, Edge Still Goes to Rich

Nov 06, 2013 - California's New School Funding System: Implementation Is Key

Nov 04, 2013 - Anti-Equity School Funding Lawsuit Will Continue in Federal Court

Oct 24, 2013 - Low-Income Students Becoming Majority, Fair Funding Needed

Sep 10, 2013 - 'Friends of the Court' Urge Kansas Supreme Court to Affirm Trial Court Ruling on State School Funding System

Jul 31, 2013 - North Carolina Takes a "Giant Step Backwards" on Education

Jul 24, 2013 - Paying "Huge Dividends," High Quality Pre-K Demands New Federal Investment

Jul 19, 2013 - Colorado Legislature Asks Voters for "Budget Flexibility" on School Funding

Jul 12, 2013 - Is Washington's Charter School Act Unconstitutional?

Jul 03, 2013 - Michigan Court Rules Children Have the Right to Education

Jun 27, 2013 - New Hampshire Court Strikes Down Religious School Vouchers

Jun 25, 2013 - To Increase Learning, Close Opportunity Gaps

Jun 21, 2013 - Champion of Educational Justice Award to David Long

May 29, 2013 - CO Supreme Court Rules against Plaintiff Children and Parents

May 23, 2013 - Parents Claim NYC High School Admissions Racially Biased

May 21, 2013 - "Seize the Moment!" Wade Henderson Urges Educational Equity

May 09, 2013 - Voucher Program Violates LA Constitution, Supreme Court Declares

May 03, 2013 - Voucher Schools Must Not Discriminate Against Students with Disabilities

May 02, 2013 - Online K-12 Schools: Low Performance, High Costs

May 01, 2013 - Drastic State Cuts to Pre-K Put Youngest Learners at Risk

Apr 30, 2013 - National Report Card on School Funding Honored As Outstanding Policy Report For 2013

Apr 26, 2013 - Educational Opportunity for All, Capacity Building with Equity

Apr 05, 2013 - Maryland Votes to Build Schools and Jobs

Mar 22, 2013 - Preschool Gives Kids a Big Boost and Must Be a High Priority

Mar 15, 2013 - Pennsylvania Fails Education Requirements of Its Constitution

Feb 19, 2013 - Equity Commission Calls for "Bold Action" on School Funding and Preschool

Feb 18, 2013 - Obama Embraces High Quality Preschool Model for fhe Nation

Feb 05, 2013 - Slam Dunk Victory for Texas School Children

Feb 01, 2013 - As Revenues Rise, Mixed Bag on School Funding from Governors

Jan 23, 2013 - Plaintiffs and Amici Urge California Court to Uphold Right to Education

Jan 21, 2013 - Court Orders Arizona to Obey Voters, AZ School Funding Gets an "F"

Jan 17, 2013 - Plaintiffs Win in Kansas, State Response May Create Crisis

Jan 09, 2013 - A Cautionary Tale, Threats to K-12 Education in Kansas?

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2012

Dec 18, 2012 - Latest Race to the Top Grants Go to States at Bottom on School Funding Equity

Nov 14, 2012 - California's Low Level of School Funding Declines

Oct 19, 2012 - Texas: Another State Failing to Provide Fair School Funding

Oct 16, 2012 - ELC Urges NY Commission to Champion the Right to Fair School Funding

Oct 05, 2012 - African American and Latino Students Excluded from Elite High Schools Complaint Says

Oct 02, 2012 - Plaintiffs and Amici Urge Colorado Supreme Court to Affirm Trial Court Ruling in Favor of Schoolchildren

Sep 27, 2012 - Florida's Inequitable Public School Funding Sparks Legal Challenge

Sep 20, 2012 - The Urgency of Now, 50-State Report on Education and Black Males

Sep 17, 2012 - Illinois School Funding among the Nation's Worst

Sep 07, 2012 - AEI"Parent Power" Report One-Sided, Review Finds

Sep 07, 2012 - Cuts in State Funding are Harming Georgia's Public Schools

Sep 06, 2012 - NC Court Affirms Right To Pre-K

Sep 05, 2012 - Pennsylvania Retreats From Fair School Funding

Sep 04, 2012 - Litigation Update: Kansas, South Carolina, Colorado, and More

Jul 18, 2012 - Michigan is Denying Children the Right to Read!

Jul 09, 2012 - New York School Funding Among Nation's Most Unfair

Jun 27, 2012 - New York Plaintiffs Win, Will Prepare for Trial

Jun 06, 2012 - Court Finds Colorado Shortchanges Students with Disabilities

May 15, 2012 - N.J. Governor Christie Distorts Graduation Rate Numbers

May 10, 2012 - What You Need To Know About ALEC

May 01, 2012 - New York Says, Sorry, Kids, Can't Afford You

Apr 27, 2012 - ELC Sues NJDOE Seeking Emergency Health and Safety Repairs

Apr 25, 2012 - Colorado Underfunds Programs Needed to Teach English

Apr 23, 2012 - Montana Plaintiffs Win, Prior Remedy Upheld

Apr 19, 2012 - Pro-charter Organization Issues Report on Washington, D.C.

Apr 17, 2012 - New York's Children Deserve the Opportunity to Learn

Apr 11, 2012 - Court Finds High Quality Pre-K Needed and Colorado Pre-K Weak

Apr 10, 2012 - As States Slash Pre-K Programs, Time to Make High Quality Early Education a Legal Right

Apr 04, 2012 - "School Reform" Goes to Court After Texas Cuts $5.4 Billion in School Aid

Apr 02, 2012 - ELC Urges New York State to Honor CFE Promise, as Advocates Win Better School Funding

Mar 26, 2012 - CFE Calls for New York State to Renew Its Commitment to Children

Mar 23, 2012 - ELC Presents at Salzburg Global Seminar

Mar 14, 2012 - Federal Report Shows Impact of Funding Inequity and Inexperienced Teachers

Feb 29, 2012 - School Funding System Tested in Court

Jan 07, 2012 - Washington State School Funding System Unconstitutional

Jan 06, 2012 - NCLB Waiver Applications: Omissions and Unanswered Questions

Jan 04, 2012 - Key Findings in Lobato v. State Colorado Ruling

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