Monday, March 22, 2010

CT Supreme Court Says Students Entitled to a "Suitable" Education

The CT Law Tribune has reported that "A divided state Supreme Court ruled [today] that all school children in the state are guaranteed not just a free public education, but a “suitable” one that adequately prepares them for a career or college." The 4-3 decision in Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding v. Rell, which could affect the way public education is funded in the state, could "go down as the most significant education-related ruling in Connecticut since 1996, when justices in Sheff v. O’Neill mandated efforts to end racial isolation in schools." Read more.

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