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CFE Documents Submitted to the Court*


Court of Appeals, August 15, 2006
Plaintiffs' Reply Brief to Defendants' Brief of July 11

Court of Appeals, June 6, 2006
Plaintiffs' Opening Brief to Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals, April 24, 2006
Plaintiffs' Reply to Defendants' Letter of April 21

Court of Appeals, April 18, 2006
Plaintiffs' Appeal Letter to Court of Appeals
Plaintiffs' Preliminary Appeal Statement to Court of Appeals

Appellate Division, 1st Department, September 7, 2005
Court of Appeals Brief for Plaintiffs-Respondents

Appellate Division, 1st Department, April 28, 2005
Plaintiffs' Reply Memorandum in Support of their Motion to Vacate Stay and Expedite Appeal

Appellate Division, 1st Department, April 19, 2005
Plaintiffs' Motion to Vacate the Stay and Expedite the Appeal A

Appellate Division, 1st Department, April 28, 2005
Plaintiffs' Affirmation in Support of Motion to Vacate the Stay and Expedite the Appeal

State Supreme Court, March 2, 2005
Plaintiffs' Reply Order in Support of Their Proposed Order

State Supreme Court, February 18, 2005
Plaintiffs' Proposed Order

State Supreme Court, January 10, 2005
Reply Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion to Confirm Report and Recommendations of the Judicial Referees
Reply Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for Contempt

State Supreme Court, December 16, 2004
Memorandum of Law in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Contempt
Affidavit in Support of Motion for Contempt State Supreme Court

Supreme Court, December 13, 2004
Plaintiffs' Proposed Order State
Affidavit in Support of Motion to Confirm Report of the Judicial Referees
Stipulation and Order Concerning the Briefing Schedule

State Supreme Court, October 29, 2004
Plaintiffs' Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

State Supreme Court, October 21, 2004
Statement of Robert Berne, Senior Vice President for Health and Professor of Public Policy and Financial Management at New York University
Berne Exhibit A
Berne Exhibit B
Berne Exhibit C
Transcript of Berne Testimony

State Supreme Court, October 15, 2004
Statement of Thomas Parrish, managing director in the Education and Human Development Program at the American Institutes for Research (AIR)

State Supreme Court, October 13, 2004
Summary of Plaintiffs' Position on Accountability
Statement of Dr. Thomas Sobol, former Commissioner of Education in New York State (1987-1995)

State Supreme Court, October 13, 2004
Statement of Patricia Zedalis, consultant specializing in educational facilities planning
Zedalis Exhibit: New York State Aid to School Districts for Construction

State Supreme Court, September 1, 2004
Memorandum Concerning the Sound Basic Education Compliance Proposals

State Supreme Court, August 12, 2004
Memorandum of Law Regarding Burden of Proof, Public Hearings, and Status of the City of New York
Executive Summary of CFE's Proposed Compliance Plan
New York Adequacy Study
Final Report of the Sound Basic Education Task Force
Educational Adequacy, Democracy, and the Courts, an overview of education adequacy litigation by Michael A. Rebell

*All documents in PDF format


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 >