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Annual Lecture and Reception

Join ELC on Thursday, May 18, in New Brunswick for our annual Education Justice Lecture and Wine & Food Tasting Reception. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. Thanks for your support!

 

Educate Nevada Now

ELC is a founding partner in a non-partisan coalition of education stakeholders whose mission is to bring equity to the distribution of school funding in Nevada.

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For Parents and Advocates

Learn about laws, regulations and advocacy tools in our guides on special education, discipline, residency, homeless students, and bullying.

School Funding

Is School Funding Fair? ELC/Rutgers National Report Card rates all 50 states on the basis of four separate fairness indicators.

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Abbott v. Burke

ELC represents over 300,000 low-income NJ schoolchildren in the Abbott v. Burke litigation. The Abbott decisions have been called the most important equal education rulings since Brown v. Board of Education.

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News Headlines

NEW YORK APPEALS COURT ORDERS CUOMO ADMINISTRATION TO RELEASE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

In a major victory for parents, a NY appeals court has ordered the State to immediately release over $69 million in improvement grants to 20 needy schools across NY.

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ASSEMBLY REJECTS RULES REQUIRING PARCC FOR GRADUATION

The NJ State Assembly recently voted to reject state regulations that make passing the controversial PARCC exams a requirement for high school graduation.

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TIME FOR STATE TO ADDRESS EMERGENT HEALTH AND SAFETY REPAIRS IN URBAN SCHOOLS

Almost six months since submitting lists of urgently needed facilities repair requests, urban school districts are still waiting for the NJDOE to make decisions on which repairs will be addressed and when.

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ELC URGES LEGISLATURE TO AGAIN REJECT GOVERNOR CHRISTIE’S RECYCLED VOUCHER PROPOSAL

In addition to shortchanging school districts, Governor Christie resurrected his voucher proposal in his proposed FY18 State Budget. Legislators once again need to just say no to vouchers.

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PARENTS ASK NY APPEALS COURT TO RELEASE ILLEGALLY FROZEN SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT FUNDS

Parents of students in three public schools are asking a NY appeals court to immediately release over $37 million in improvement grant funds frozen a year ago under Governor Cuomo.

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