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School Funding Adequacy Cases MS Word - Forty-four out of 50 states have experienced some form of school finance litigation. This ECS StateNote lists the cases and outcomes of adequacy litigation in the states. (Michael Griffith and Molly Burke, Education Commission of the States, February 2005)...

Constitutional Language: State Obligations for Public School Funding MS Word PDF - Each state is obligated to provide its residents with a system of public education under the rules of their constitution. However, the specific type of education each state must supply varies. This ECS StateNote provides the language in each state’s constitution that pertains to state obligations for public school funding. It includes links to each constitution and reference points for state funding of religious education and disabled student services as well as age and school year provisions where applicable. (Kindle Merrell, Education Commission of the States, 2002)...

Overview and Inventory of State Education Reforms: 1990 to 2000 - This report contains information on school finance litigation, by year, case, and status, by state for 1970-99. (David Hurst, Alexandra Tan, Anne Meek and Jason Sellers, National Center for Education Statistics, July 2003)...

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