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High Court of Uganda Finds Discrepancy in Quality between Public, Government Aided and Public Private Partnership Schools, Vioaltes the Right to Education and Equality

Following the introduction of the Universal Secondary Education (USE) program in 2007 by the Government of Uganda, the program was subsequently implemented in public schools, government grant aided schools, private for profit Public Private Partnership (PPP) schools, and private not for profit PPPs. The Government paid UGX 47,000 per student for those enrolled in PPP schools, as opposed to UGX 230,000 per student enrolled in government aided and public schools.

In December 2019, The Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) published a briefing entitled “Dismantling the Dogmas of Austerity and Fiscal Injustice in Latin America,” refuting 10 commonly held...

ESCR-Net joined a meeting of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development in Washington, D.C., USA between October 7 and 10 of 2017, where approximately 70 representatives of 54 organizations gathered ahead of the...

Video Volunteers (VV) runs India's only reporting network that is focused exclusively on providing broad coverage from the poorest, most media-dark districts in India. Their...

The Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR), recently published a report on BRICS, an acronym for a political/...

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Kansas Supreme Court decides school funding should be equitable and adequate

In 2010, four Kansas school districts, 31 students, and their guardians sued the State of Kansas alleging that cuts in public school budgets beginning in 2009 had left schools inadequately funded and that portions of the funding were inequitably distributed, in violation of Article 6 of the Kansas Constitution (regulating education provision), state statutes, and due process and equal protection clauses of the Kansas and United States Constitutions.

Citizens for Justice (CFJ) published this ...

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