Education Litigation

Education Litigation

Students and parents in Washington State are not getting their money's worth, especially given how much the state spends per pupil. Stagnant test scores and embarrassing graduation rates are the results.

We analyze reform efforts and recommend solutions to bring Washington students a World Class education system to meet 21st Century needs.

February 03, 2011
     

Teachers and EFF Win Unanimous Victory at U.S. Supreme Court

April 05, 2010
     

WEA settles with teachers and will pay for free speech violations

OLYMPIA—The Washington Education Association (WEA) has agreed to return $225,000 to teachers after using their wages for the union’s political agenda without their authorization. This settlement ends a nine-year lawsuit that included an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in which the high court ruled in favor of the teachers, Davenport v. WEA. The suit began when the Evergreen Freedom Foundation (EFF) filed a complaint with the Public Disclosure Commission. To date, ...Read more here