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NEW REPORT: ILLINOIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS REMAIN SEVERELY UNDER-RESOURCED DESPITE FUNDING REFORM LAW

Published on: September 27, 2022

State must boost funding by more than $1 billion per year to meet law’s 2027 deadline

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CHILD ADVOCATES TO PENNSYLVANIA COURT: MONEY MATTERS!

Published on: June 8, 2022

ELC and 20 education advocacy and child welfare organizations make a powerful plea for increasing state investment in PA’s high poverty school districts.

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GEORGIA COALITION LAUNCHES SCHOOL FUNDING CAMPAIGN

Published on: January 11, 2022

Fund Georgia’s Future kicked off a statewide effort to adequately fund the state’s Quality Basic Education formula and make sure funding for schools meets the needs of each student.

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TRIAL COURT ORDERS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TO TRANSFER $1.75 BILLION TO FUND STATE’S COMPREHENSIVE REMEDIAL PLAN

Published on: November 23, 2021

Wake County Superior Court Judge David Lee entered an order requiring the State to fund a comprehensive remedial plan that will improve teaching and learning, especially for students in at-risk circumstances.

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NORTH CAROLINA COURT ORDERS STATE TO “SEEK AND SECURE” FUNDING TO REMEDY CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATIONS

Published on: June 17, 2021

In a major development in Leandro v. State, the order also made clear that if the State fails to implement the Comprehensive Plan, the court will take further steps to “correct the wrong.”

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KANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ADVOCATES SCORE KEY VICTORIES IN 2021 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Published on: June 10, 2021

Their uphill climb to success illustrates the power of sustaining multi-faceted campaigns for school funding reform that combine grassroots organizing, coalition building, communications and litigation.

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GEORGIA STUDENTS NEED ADEQUATELY FUNDED SCHOOLS, NOT ANOTHER CULTURE WAR

Published on: June 9, 2021

Fund Georgia’s Future is challenging Gov. Kemp to meet his stated goal of providing the state’s students with “the highest quality education” by ensuring adequate and equitable school funding instead of attacking CRT.

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NEW MEXICO COURT ORDERS STUDENT ACCESS TO COMPUTERS AND HIGH-SPEED INTERNET

Published on: May 21, 2021

The first-in-the-nation order was issued in the ongoing proceedings in Martinez v. State and Yazzie v. State, two consolidated lawsuits that challenged school funding adequacy in the state.

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