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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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TENTATIVE SETTLEMENT REACHED IN MINNESOTA SCHOOL SEGREGATION CASE

Published on: May 5, 2021

A landmark Minnesota school segregation case is nearing settlement, but the resolution is contingent on the State Legislature’s enactment of a new bill.

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AMICUS GROUPS URGE ARIZONA SUPREME COURT NOT TO BLOCK VOTER-APPROVED INCREASE IN PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING

Published on: April 6, 2021

ELC, SOS Arizona, and SPLC filed an amicus brief urging the Arizona Supreme Court not to block Arizona’s Proposition 208, which provides a boost in public school funding.

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