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October 24, 2012

An interesting battle for school choice in Texas

Six groups crowded into a Texas courtroom this week to challenge the constitutionality of the state's education funding. Most of the parties just want more money, but two parties are bringing free-market based challenges. The Texas Charter Schools Association is challenging the state's cap on charter schools, and also argues that funding for charte ...

February 10, 2010

"The paramount duty of the state"

Author: Daniel Himebaugh Last week, a Washington State judge ruled that Washington violated its constitution by failing to appropriate enough money to fund the state's public education system.  The court ordered the state to take two steps: (1) determine how much it will cost to provide a basic program of education, and (2) provide " ...