Stephanie McCleary, lead plaintiff in McCleary v. State

A mother’s battle exposed inequities and injustices. A state is held in contempt of court. But corporations save their tax breaks and promised education dollars aren’t flowing.

The Boston Globe tells the story of the McCleary legal case, brought against the State of Washington over the Legislature and governor’s failure to amply provide for the education of the state’s youth as required by Section IX of Washington’s Constitution.