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Center for Educational Equity

School Finance Suits: More Than Just a Legal Roll of Dice?

CEE executive director (and Teachers College, Columbia University professor) Michael Rebell consulted for 5/31/16 Education Week article: "School Finance Suits: More Than Just a Legal Roll of Dice?"

"In at least 23 states since 1950, judges have ruled that the state's school finance formula was unconstitutional, according to Michael Rebell, a professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, who tracks such cases [http://schoolfunding.info]. In 17 other states, judges have found that the formulas passed constitutional muster or that it was not their role to figure that out."

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Published Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016