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School Funding Victory in Connecticut

After an 11-year legal battle, a judge yesterday issued an order requiring Connecticut’s governor and legislature to develop an adequate, equitable funding formula for the state’s schools. The Hartford Courant reports: Declaring that “Connecticut is defaulting on its constitutional duty” to fairly educate its poorest children, a Superior Court judge on Wednesday ordered the state […]

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Connecticut Should Heed VAM Warning

Sarah Darer Littman writes of the recent Lederman decision on value-added modeling and warns Connecticut policymakers to take heed. Specifically, Littman notes: Justice Roger D. McDonough of the N.Y. Supreme Court’s 3rd District provided a reminder of this on Tuesday when he ruled in the case of Sheri G. Lederman that the N.Y. Education Department’s […]

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