By most measures, John Acosta is a law school success story. He graduated from Valparaiso University Law School — a well-established regional school here in northwestern Indiana — in the top third of his class this past December, a semester ahead of schedule. He passed the bar exam on his first try in February.
A couple of big decisions are coming up for California students in the state’s worst-performing schools. First, the California Supreme Court will decide in the coming weeks whether to hear an appeal in Vergara v. California.
(Subscription required) A divided state appellate court declined to revive two lawsuits alleging that state officials violated the California Constitution by failing to adequately fund K-12 public schools, setting the cases up for review from the state Supreme Court.
SACRAMENTO—Administrative Presiding Justice Vance W. Raye announced that as part of its award-winning community outreach program, the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, will hear oral argument at Pioneer High School in the Woodland Joint Unified...
A divided state appeals court ruled Wednesday that California’s anemic level of school funding does not violate students’ constitutional right to an education of “some quality” because no such right exists.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye recently visited three schools earning a Civic Learning Award of Excellence—the highest honor —this year: Kumeyaay Elementary in San Diego County, Bellflower High School in Los Angeles County, and Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep Charter in Sacramento County.