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CA Lawsuit Seeks To Overhaul School Finance System

Publication Date: 
May 20, 2010
Source: 
Forbes.com Blog - AP
Author: 
Terence Chea

The Youth and Education Law Project (YELP) of the Mills Legal Clinic at Stanford Law School is co-counsel with Bingham McCutchen in Robles-Wong v. California representing individual plaintiffs, including the named plaintiff Maya Robles-Wong.

Forbes.com ran this AP coverage:

A coalition of students, school districts and education groups sued the state of California on Thursday, seeking to force the governor and Legislature to develop a new system to fund public schools.

The lawsuit asks the court to declare the current school finance system unconstitutional because the state doesn't provide enough money to cover its own educational mandates and programs.