NEW YORK APPEALS COURT ORDERS CUOMO ADMINISTRATION TO RELEASE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS
Published on: March 27, 2017
In a major victory for parents, a NY appeals court has ordered the State to immediately release over $69 million in improvement grants to 20 needy schools across NY.
PARENTS ASK NY APPEALS COURT TO RELEASE ILLEGALLY FROZEN SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT FUNDS
Published on: March 7, 2017
Parents of students in three public schools are asking a NY appeals court to immediately release over $37 million in improvement grant funds frozen a year ago under Governor Cuomo.
GOVERNOR CUOMO: DUMP FORMULA, LET POLITICS DRIVE SCHOOL FUNDING
Published on: January 30, 2017
In his proposed 2017-18 budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling for repeal of NY’s Foundation Aid Formula, the 2007 law responding to the landmark case, Campaign for Fiscal Equity v. State (CFE).
PARENTS AND CHILDREN IN SMALL CITY SCHOOLS FILE APPEAL OF DECISION IN MAISTO EDUCATION ADEQUACY CASE
Published on: October 5, 2016
Plaintiffs in New York's "Small City Schools" case filed an appeal of the court decision dismissing their complaint after a lengthy trial.
COURT FAILS TO PROVIDE RELIEF TO SCHOOL CHILDREN IN NY SMALL CITIES
Published on: September 19, 2016
ELC, as attorneys on the legal team representing the school children in NY’s Small Cities school districts, released the following statement on Judge Kimberly O’Connor’s decision issued today in Maisto v. State of NY.
NEW YORK CITY LOSING GROUND ON REDUCING CLASS SIZE
Published on: July 5, 2016
A new report by ELC, analyzing Department of Education data, finds that New York City is failing to reduce class size in the City’s public schools.
ADEQUATE SCHOOL FUNDING KEY TO EFFECTIVE TEACHERS IN NEW YORK’S POOR SCHOOLS
Published on: June 9, 2016
AQE has filed an amicus brief prepared by ELC in support of NY teachers in a pending appeal of two consolidated lawsuits that are a copycat of the unsuccesful California Vergara case.
NEW YORK STATE BUDGET LEAVES CHILDREN BEHIND AGAIN
Published on: April 1, 2016
NY has once again failed to live up to its constitutional duty to fund public schools adequately so every child has the opportunity for a sound basic education.