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Advice to Jerry Brown: Settle Robles-Wong and CQE

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:19 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:11 PM ]

originally posted on  Nov 12, 2010, 2:21 PM

Top Ed: Thoughts on Public Education - John Fensterwald - November 4, 2010
Finish CALPADS; appoint accountability-savvy members to the state board; focus on assessments; listen more to teachers; reform the finance system. That was yesterday’s advice (not to be confused with “so yesterday”) to Jerry Brown on this page from nine leaders in education. Today, an additional dozen voices in education, some  of them familiar to readers of this blog, offer advice to the governor-elect. At the end, summarizing their collective wisdom, I offer my own Grand Unified Theory for how Gov.-elect Brown can fix the mess we’re in...

California’s budget woes hit neediest students the hardest

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:19 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:10 PM ]

originally posted on  Aug 08, 2011, 3:55 PM

Top-Ed: Thoughts On Public Education - John Affeldt - August 8, 2011

Californians have been hit with so much bad budget news these past three years it’s easy to assume that we’re all suffering more or less equally. Nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to our schools. Essentially every fiscal maneuver our policymakers have undertaken to respond to the budget crisis has delivered more pain to the neediest schools and students.

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Education Lawsuit

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:19 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:09 PM ]

originally posted on  Jul 20, 2010, 3:45 PM

Education Lawsuit

KTVU- Paul Chambers- July, 12,2010

Oakland: Group Sues State over Education Funding….

Lawsuit Seeks Changes in California School Funding

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:19 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:07 PM ]

originally posted on  Jul 20, 2010, 3:15 PM

Lawsuit Seeks Changes in California School Funding

KCBS- George Harris- July 12, 2010

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) The state of California has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit filed on behalf of parents and students which claims that education funding violates the state constitution. The complaint was filed Monday in Alameda County Superior Court by a coalition of students, parents and nonprofit advocacy groups representing low-income families.

Lawsuit seeks change in how California schools are Funded

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:17 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:07 PM ]

Associated Press

originally posted on  Jul 20, 2010, 3:18 PM

Lawsuit seeks change in how California schools are Funded

Associated Press – Terence Chea – July 12, 2010                                                                              OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The state of California is being hit by another lawsuit that alleges the government is failing to adequately fund public education. The complaint was filed Monday in Alameda County Superior Court by a coalition of students, parents and nonprofit advocacy groups representing low-income families…

Second School Finance Lawsuit Hits California

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:17 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:02 PM ]

originally posted on  Jul 20, 2010, 3:51 PM

Second School Finance Lawsuit Hits California

Education Week News- Leslie Maxwell- July, 12, 2010

California's school finance system came under a new legal challenge today, as advocates for low-income families and minority students filed a lawsuit in Alameda County that seeks to scrap the current method of funding public schools. The current system is unconstitutional, they …

Suit accuses state of unequal school funding

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:16 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:01 PM ]

originally posted on  Jul 20, 2010, 3:51 PM

Suit accuses state of unequal school funding

SF Gate- Jill Tucker- July, 13, 2010

A coalition of grassroots groups and families filed a lawsuit against the state Monday seeking to have California's educational system declared unconstitutional for failing to adequately and equally fund schools.

California Sued Again Over Public Education Funding

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:16 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:10 PM ]

originally posted on  Jul 20, 2010, 3:52 PM

California Sued Again Over Public Education Funding

Care2.com- Anne Bibby- July 13, 2010

California is facing its second lawsuit over the funding of public schools. Advocates for low-income families and minority students filed suit in Alameda County in an attempt to force the state to throw out its current financing formula and start over

Education Activists Sue state over public funding

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:16 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:09 PM ]

originally posted on  Jul 20, 2010, 3:52 PM

Taraii- July 13th

“Just as you tremble at the steer of millions of gallons of oil purgation from a good at the bottom of the sea, you should boomerang at the steer of millions of lives compelled to a inferior learning condition and the solid empty of mislaid opportunities,” mentioned John Affeldt, profession…

Low Income Groups file funding suit

posted Mar 14, 2016, 2:14 AM by Fair Schools Now!   [ updated Mar 21, 2016, 9:07 PM ]

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originally posted on  Jul 20, 2010, 3:53 PM

Low Income Groups file funding suit

Educated Guess- John Fensterwald - July 13, 2010

Adding counterpoint to a growing chorus, four groups representing low-income parents and students filed suit in Superior Court on Monday, charging California’s inadequate and inequitable school funding violates for all children an equal opportunity to a “meaningful…

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