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: 

    State's brief - Click to download

    Plaintiff's brief - Click to download

    State's reply - Click to download

    Oral argument - May 30, 2017

    Decision from Court of Appeals - Click to download


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.