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All ELC news stories are archived here in reverse chronological order. They are also categorized by state in the menu on the left, with New Jersey further broken out into separate subject areas.

COALITION WANTS MORE EFFECTIVE ANTI-BULLYING RULES FOR NJ SCHOOLS

Published on: October 13, 2016

A coalition of NJ advocates has called on the State Board to strengthen proposed rules for NJ’s landmark Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act.

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PARENTS AND CHILDREN IN SMALL CITY SCHOOLS FILE APPEAL OF DECISION IN MAISTO EDUCATION ADEQUACY CASE

Published on: October 5, 2016

Plaintiffs in New York's "Small City Schools" case filed an appeal of the court decision dismissing their complaint after a lengthy trial.

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ELC APPLAUDS RULING DECLARING NEVADA ESA VOUCHERS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

Published on: September 29, 2016

The Nevada Supreme Court issued a sweeping ruling in the ESA voucher lawsuit, permanently blocking the program's implementation.

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ICYMI: ELC’S 6-PART SERIES ON GOVERNOR CHRISTIE’S UNFAIR SCHOOL FUNDING PLAN

Published on: September 27, 2016

ELC has documented the many ways in which the Governor’s scheme is unfair and unworkable.

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PHILLIPSBURG HS NOW HOME TO 2000 STUDENTS IN STATE OF ART FACILITY

Published on: September 21, 2016

On Sept. 8, students in grade 9 through 12 were welcomed into the new, state of the art Phillipsburg High School. Today the facility had its official dedication.

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GOVERNOR CHRISTIE’S UNFAIR SCHOOL FUNDING PLAN: PART VI

Published on: September 20, 2016

Governor Christie appears to be on a mission to dismantle one of the most successful education programs for poor communities in the nation: New Jersey's high quality, full-day, public preschool program for three- and four-year-olds.

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COURT FAILS TO PROVIDE RELIEF TO SCHOOL CHILDREN IN NY SMALL CITIES

Published on: September 19, 2016

ELC, as attorneys on the legal team representing the school children in NY’s Small Cities school districts, released the following statement on Judge Kimberly O’Connor’s decision issued today in Maisto v. State of NY.

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STATEMENT OF DAVID G. SCIARRA, ELC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ON GOVERNOR CHRISTIE'S NJ SUPREME COURT FILING

Published on: September 16, 2016

Governor Chris Christie’s appeal today to the NJ Supreme Court in the landmark Abbott v. Burke case is completely without merit.

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