Pennsylvania Supreme Court enables school district's bad behavior

This week the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided Discovery Charter School v. School District of Philadelphia. As we discussed last year, Discovery is a successful Philadelphia school that serves grades K-8. In light of … ›

Palm Lane Elementary will finally convert to a charter school

In April, the California Court of Appeal affirmed a victory won by parents of students at Anaheim’s Palm Lane Elementary School. The parents had used California’s “parent trigger” law to … ›

U.S. Supreme Court rules that some taxpayer funded benefits are available to religious institutions

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a win for the Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia.  The question in the case against the State of Missouri, was whether the State violated the … ›

Weekly litigation report — April 29, 2017

Supreme Court requests further briefing in affordable housing case Victory in Anaheim parent-trigger case Brief opposing EPA regulatory overkill Senate hearing addresses PLF wetlands case WOTUS at SCOTUS Wolf Releases … ›

Victory in Anaheim parent trigger law case

A little over a year ago we wrote about a maddening case in Anaheim, California. In 2015, a group of elementary school parents sought to take advantage of California’s Parent Empowerment … ›

Anaheim school district soon to be in court

Last year, PLF and Parent Revolution joined forces to support a group of elementary school parents who were sued by the Anaheim school district. What did the parents do to warrant … ›

Pennsylvania public school tries to evade competition (again!)

Second verse, same as the first! We know that teachers’ unions have some serious lobbying power. And we know they use this power to insulate public schools from competition. Take … ›

School Choice Week podcast

This week’s Courting Liberty podcast is all about school choice. I am joined on the podcast by Wencong Fa. As PLF’s leading school choice litigators, we discuss the history of school … ›

Public schools need reform, not more money

In the recent confirmation hearing held for Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, Democrats fulminated over public school funding. “Can you commit,” Senator Patty Murray asked, “that … ›

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court enables school district's bad behavior

This week the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided Discovery Charter School v. School District of Philadelphia. As we discussed last year, Discovery is a successful Philadelphia school that serves grades K-8. In light of … ›

Palm Lane Elementary will finally convert to a charter school

In April, the California Court of Appeal affirmed a victory won by parents of students at Anaheim’s Palm Lane Elementary School. The parents had used California’s “parent trigger” law to … ›

U.S. Supreme Court rules that some taxpayer funded benefits are available to religious institutions

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a win for the Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia.  The question in the case against the State of Missouri, was whether the State violated the … ›

Weekly litigation report — April 29, 2017

Supreme Court requests further briefing in affordable housing case Victory in Anaheim parent-trigger case Brief opposing EPA regulatory overkill Senate hearing addresses PLF wetlands case WOTUS at SCOTUS Wolf Releases … ›

Victory in Anaheim parent trigger law case

A little over a year ago we wrote about a maddening case in Anaheim, California. In 2015, a group of elementary school parents sought to take advantage of California’s Parent Empowerment … ›

Anaheim school district soon to be in court

Last year, PLF and Parent Revolution joined forces to support a group of elementary school parents who were sued by the Anaheim school district. What did the parents do to warrant … ›

Pennsylvania public school tries to evade competition (again!)

Second verse, same as the first! We know that teachers’ unions have some serious lobbying power. And we know they use this power to insulate public schools from competition. Take … ›

School Choice Week podcast

This week’s Courting Liberty podcast is all about school choice. I am joined on the podcast by Wencong Fa. As PLF’s leading school choice litigators, we discuss the history of school … ›

Public schools need reform, not more money

In the recent confirmation hearing held for Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, Democrats fulminated over public school funding. “Can you commit,” Senator Patty Murray asked, “that … ›

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court enables school district's bad behavior

This week the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided Discovery Charter School v. School District of Philadelphia. As we discussed last year, Discovery is a successful Philadelphia school that serves grades K-8. In light of … ›

Palm Lane Elementary will finally convert to a charter school

In April, the California Court of Appeal affirmed a victory won by parents of students at Anaheim’s Palm Lane Elementary School. The parents had used California’s “parent trigger” law to … ›

U.S. Supreme Court rules that some taxpayer funded benefits are available to religious institutions

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a win for the Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia.  The question in the case against the State of Missouri, was whether the State violated the … ›

Weekly litigation report — April 29, 2017

Supreme Court requests further briefing in affordable housing case Victory in Anaheim parent-trigger case Brief opposing EPA regulatory overkill Senate hearing addresses PLF wetlands case WOTUS at SCOTUS Wolf Releases … ›

Victory in Anaheim parent trigger law case

A little over a year ago we wrote about a maddening case in Anaheim, California. In 2015, a group of elementary school parents sought to take advantage of California’s Parent Empowerment … ›

Anaheim school district soon to be in court

Last year, PLF and Parent Revolution joined forces to support a group of elementary school parents who were sued by the Anaheim school district. What did the parents do to warrant … ›

Pennsylvania public school tries to evade competition (again!)

Second verse, same as the first! We know that teachers’ unions have some serious lobbying power. And we know they use this power to insulate public schools from competition. Take … ›

School Choice Week podcast

This week’s Courting Liberty podcast is all about school choice. I am joined on the podcast by Wencong Fa. As PLF’s leading school choice litigators, we discuss the history of school … ›

Public schools need reform, not more money

In the recent confirmation hearing held for Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, Democrats fulminated over public school funding. “Can you commit,” Senator Patty Murray asked, “that … ›

Pennsylvania Supreme Court enables school district's bad behavior

This week the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided Discovery Charter School v. School District of Philadelphia. As we discussed last year, Discovery is a successful Philadelphia school that serves grades K-8. In light of … ›

Palm Lane Elementary will finally convert to a charter school

In April, the California Court of Appeal affirmed a victory won by parents of students at Anaheim’s Palm Lane Elementary School. The parents had used California’s “parent trigger” law to … ›

U.S. Supreme Court rules that some taxpayer funded benefits are available to religious institutions

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a win for the Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia.  The question in the case against the State of Missouri, was whether the State violated the … ›

Weekly litigation report — April 29, 2017

Supreme Court requests further briefing in affordable housing case Victory in Anaheim parent-trigger case Brief opposing EPA regulatory overkill Senate hearing addresses PLF wetlands case WOTUS at SCOTUS Wolf Releases … ›

Victory in Anaheim parent trigger law case

A little over a year ago we wrote about a maddening case in Anaheim, California. In 2015, a group of elementary school parents sought to take advantage of California’s Parent Empowerment … ›

Anaheim school district soon to be in court

Last year, PLF and Parent Revolution joined forces to support a group of elementary school parents who were sued by the Anaheim school district. What did the parents do to warrant … ›

Pennsylvania public school tries to evade competition (again!)

Second verse, same as the first! We know that teachers’ unions have some serious lobbying power. And we know they use this power to insulate public schools from competition. Take … ›

School Choice Week podcast

This week’s Courting Liberty podcast is all about school choice. I am joined on the podcast by Wencong Fa. As PLF’s leading school choice litigators, we discuss the history of school … ›

Public schools need reform, not more money

In the recent confirmation hearing held for Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, Democrats fulminated over public school funding. “Can you commit,” Senator Patty Murray asked, “that … ›