Help Support ELC

ELC relies on the generous contributions of individuals, corporations and foundations to support our work.

donate now

Join Our Network

Name

Org.

Email

Anti-spam

New York

NYC PARENTS FILE COMPLAINT TO ENFORCE LAW TO REDUCE CLASS SIZE

Published on: July 6, 2017

NYC Parents, Public Advocate Letitia James, Class Size Matters, and the Alliance for Quality Education filed a petition charging the NYC DOE with failing to reduce class sizes as mandated by the Contract for Excellence Law.

Read More

NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS HOLDS FIRM ON STUDENTS’ RIGHTS

Published on: June 27, 2017

ELC welcomes the court's ruling that allows the legal challenge to inadequate school funding to proceed to trial. 

Read More

CUOMO ADMINISTRATION, UNDER COURT ORDER, RELEASES SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Published on: March 30, 2017

The Cuomo administration has finally released $69 million in two-year improvement grant funds designated for 20 high poverty schools across the state, as required by a March 23 order issued by a NY Appellate Court.

Read More

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

Published on: March 27, 2017

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.

Read More

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

Published on: March 7, 2017

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.

Read More

GOVERNOR CUOMO: DUMP FORMULA, LET POLITICS DRIVE SCHOOL FUNDING

Published on: January 30, 2017

In his proposed 2017-18 budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling for repeal of NY’s Foundation Aid Formula, the 2007 law responding to the landmark case, Campaign for Fiscal Equity v. State (CFE).

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More