California's system for funding public schools is irrational, unstable and in need of overhaul, a lawsuit filed Thursday asserts, and prevents 6 million students from receiving the education they are entitled to under the state Constitution.
The lawsuit, filed by a coalition of students, parents and education groups against the governor and the state, puts California on a growing list of states slapped with what lawyers call "adequacy" suits.
Friday, May 21, 2010
Suing For More Education Money
California already spends about half of its state budget on education, yet there's a lawsuit demanding more: