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Adequacy, Litigation, and Student Achievement

As this article notes, the court system has served as "an increasingly important forum in the attempts to remedy the persistent gaps in American education." One strategy that legal advocates have used over the past 20 years has been finance adequacy litigation - that is, suing districts or states for underfunding certain schools. This article from Open Educational Resources, examines the...
Charter Schools and the Road to College Readiness

The world of charter schools is quite intriguing and as conversations about transforming the landscape of public education continue, scholars and policy advisors continue to weigh in on their value. This 54-page report from The Boston Foundation and NewSchools Venture Fund takes a look at the way charter schools prepare their students for college. Published in May 2013, this report was researched... an...