Trial Judge Declares New York State School-Funding System Unconstitutional
- An Overdue Verdict. Feldman, Sandra // National Journal;2/03/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p310
Comments on the decision of New York State Supreme Court Justice Leland Degrasse on the funding of the state's public schools. Arguments raised on his decision; Emphasis of Degrasse on the state's lack of qualified teachers; Demand of children in the United States for improvement in education.
- Court to Name Overseers In N.Y. Funding Case. Hoff, David J. // Education Week;6/9/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 39, p24
A New York state judge is planning to appoint overseers to monitor and report on the state's efforts to comply with a court order I to pump more money into the New York City schools. On May 26, State Supreme Court Justice Leland DeGrasse, a trial-level judge, asked lawyers in the case to...
- N.Y. Judge Denies Request By Mother for Tuition Aid. Hoff, David J. // Education Week;2/22/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p6
The article reports that Leland DeGrasse, a New York state judge has denied a mother's attempt to win public money to finance her children's private school tuition. Justice DeGrasse rejected the request of Diane Payne, of New York City, to intervene in the state's 13-year-old school finance...
- Other People's Children. Proefriedt, William A. // Education Week;11/20/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p44
Focuses on the disparities in school funding in the United States. Idea that while Americans feel all children have the right for equal educational opportunity, Americans do not want to pay for educating the children of their poor neighbors; Efforts to remedy unfairness in public school...
- Judges in the Classroom. // Christian Science Monitor;1/16/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 35, p10
Editorial. Discusses a court decision in New York by State Supreme Court Judge Leland DeGrasse on education reform.
- State Agencies Take Hands-On Role in Reform. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;06/23/99, Vol. 18 Issue 41, p1
Focuses on the role of North Carolina state officials on school performance in the state. School designated as low-performing in spring in 1998; Number of states mandate that low-performing schools receive state assistance; Comments from Matthew Gandal, the director of standards and assessment...
- Florida Cabinet Revises School Accountability System. Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week;01/12/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 17, p19
Reveals the decision of state officials in Florida in approving changes sending more aid to schools that do poorly on state tests but demonstrate improvement. Financial awards provided by Florida; Provisions; Changes to the accountability system; Expansion of the number of grades tested;...
- Lawrence, Kan., Schools Present 'Wish List' of $29 Million in Needs. Victory, Darren // Bond Buyer;12/4/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31277, p32
Reports on the demands by the public school officials in Lawrence, Kansas. Review of the proposals by the Lawrence Board of Education; Amount for building upgrades in the annual budget proposals; Use of portable classrooms in four junior high schools in the city.
- Staying solvent remains a challenge for charter schools. Russell, Judi // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/02/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p12
Focuses on the operation of charter schools in Louisiana. Views of charter school administrator Kathy Matheny on the trend of charter schools opening in the state; Account on the enrollment and grade level additions in the International School of Louisiana; Reliance of charter schools on grants...