Lighting a Path to School Finance Reform

NYSER litigation seeks fair funding for all New York State schools

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New Yorkers for Students' Educational Rights (NYSER) aims to ensure the opportunity for a sound basic education for all students attending public schools throughout New York State.

Final briefing for the NYSER appeal to the N.Y. Court of Appeals: 

    States brief - March 13, 2017

    Plaintiff's brief - April 27, 2017

    State's reply - May 12, 2017

    Oral argument - May 30, 2017


Frequently Asked Questions about NYSER and the current lawsuit.

Litigation Papers

Background, summary, and detail of the case, including court documents.

How You Can Help

Information on how you can support school finance reform in New York.