Hancock v. Driscoll REPORT

Margot Botsford, J.


This is a Report to the Supreme Judicial Court on the remedy phase of McDuffy v. Secretary of the Executive Office of Education, 415 Mass. 545 (1993). In McDuffy, the Supreme Judicial Court declared that under the Massachusetts Constitution, the Commonwealth has an “enforceable duty” to “provide education in the public schools for the children there enrolled, whether they be rich or poor and without regard to the fiscal capacity of the community or district in which such children live.” The court also declared that at that time, in 1993, the Commonwealth was not fulfilling its constitutional duty...

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