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Education Shouldn’t be an Unfair Game!

December 11, 2014

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A common claim these days, either in political rhetoric or in the context of litigation over the equity and adequacy of state school finance systems is that money simply doesn’t matter. The amount of money we put into any school or district is inconsequential to the outcomes children achieve or quality of education they receive. […]

Children’s Constitutional Rights and School Funding: Why the charter funding disparity lawsuits in NY and DC are misguided

December 9, 2014

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Ah… another day, another smokescreen to distract state (and federal) courts from the real and substantive issue of equitable and adequate financing of America’s public schooling system. This one is brought to us from New York and Washington, DC., explained here by Dunn and Derthick in Education Next. For years, opponents of school choice had a […]