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Campaign for Fiscal Equity

Council of Great City Schools Files Amicus Brief

CFE received notable support in its appeal on February 5, 2003 with the filing of the Council of Great City Schools' amicus brief. The Council is a coalition of nearly 60 of the nation's largest urban public school systems, including New York City, Buffalo, and Rochester in New York State, that works to promote a better understanding of the issues and best practices in urban education. Its brief will provide the Court of Appeals with a national perspective on urban education issues and specific examples of successful reform efforts in urban school districts.

Posted February 13, 2003

Parents from across the state march on the Capitol in Albany to show support for CFE.
CFE Litigation CFE v. State of New York
In 2006, after 13 years in the Courts, the New York State Court of Appeals affirmed the right of every public school student in New York to the opportunity for a sound basic education and the state’s responsibility to adequately fund this right, but deferred to the Governor and the Legislature to determine the appropriate amount. more >