Martinez v. Malloy: Plaintiffs Respond to State’s Motion to Dismiss

Today, the students and parents who brought the landmark educational equity and adequacy lawsuit Martinez v. Malloy filed a response to the State of Connecticut’s motion to dismiss their case. The Martinez lawsuit challenges Connecticut’s “Anti-Opportunity Laws” — a magnet school moratorium, a cap on charter public schools and the laws discouraging the Open Choice enrollment program — that prevent […continue]

National School Choice Week: Great Public Schools For All Students

Every January, families, educators and communities from all 50 states join together to celebrate National School Choice Week. Here at Students Matter, we believe in public school choice policies that give all students — regardless of zip code — the opportunity to attend great public schools and enable great public […continue]

Students Matter Adds Two New Members to Advisory Board

Today, Students Matter is proud to welcome two new members to our advisory board: Sandi Jacobs, a Principal at Education Counsel, and James S. Liebman, Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and the director of the Columbia Center for Public Research and Leadership. Both Jacobs and Liebman have extensive and […continue]