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State Documents Submitted to the Court*


Court of Appeals, August 25, 2006
Defendants' Reply Brief to Plaintiffs' Reply Brief of August 15

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

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

Appellate Division, 1st Department, August 5, 2005
Brief for Defendants

Appellate Division, 1st Department, April 27, 2005
Defendants' Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion to Vacate Automatic Stay

Appellate Division, 1st Department, April 15, 2005
Defendants' Notice of Appeal

State Supreme Court, March 3, 2005
Defendants' Letter to Justice DeGrasse

State Supreme Court, March 3, 2005
Defendants' Counter-Proposed Order (final corrected order)

State Supreme Court, February 28, 2005
Defendants' Memorandum in Support of Counter-Proposed Order

State Supreme Court, February 28, 2005
Defendants' Counter-Proposed Order

State Supreme Court, January 3, 2005
Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Motion to Confirm the Judicial Referees' Report and Defendants’ Cross Motion to Confirm in Part, Reject in Part and Modify the Referees' Recommendations
Defendants' Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Contempt
Exhibit 1; Exhibit 2; Exhibit 3; Exhibit 4; Exhibit 5; Exhibit 6;

State Supreme Court, October 29, 2004
Attorney General's Letter to the Referees
Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law in Support of Defendants' Sound Basic Education Plan Defendants' Memorandum of Law

State Supreme Court, October 7, 2004
Statement of Robert M. Palaich, Senior Partner, Augenblick, Palaich and Associates, Inc.
Statement of John Cape, First Deputy Director, New York State Division of the Budget

State Supreme Court, October 6, 2004
Statement of Charles Foster, Chief Budget Examiner, Education Unit in the New York State Division of the Budget
Statement of Charles Szuberla, Coodinator for School Operations and Management Services, New York State Education Department

State Supreme Court, October 1, 2004
Statement of Chester Finn, Jr, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

State Supreme Court, September 1, 2004
Attorney General's Letter to the Referees
Memorandum in Support of Defendants' Sound Basic Education Plan
Defendants' Accountability Reform Chart

State Supreme Court, August 12, 2004
Attorney General's Letter to the Referees
Governor's State Education Reform Plan
Defendants' Memorandum of Law to the Referees Regarding Burden of Proof, Hearings and New York City Participation

*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 >