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STATEMENT FROM DAVID G. SCIARRA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, EDUCATION LAW CENTER, ON SCHOOL AID IN GOVERNOR CHRISTIE'S PROPOSED FY18 STATE BUDGET

Published on: March 1, 2017

Governor Christie made the right decision by not trying to force his so-called "fairness formula" in the FY18 State Budget. But the Governor is dead wrong when he calls the SFRA a "disaster."

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ELC APPLAUDS NJ SUPREME COURT ORDER DENYING GOVERNOR CHRISTIE’S ABBOTT MOTION

Published on: January 31, 2017

The NJ Supreme Court issued an order today denying Governor Christie’s motion to reopen the landmark Abbott v. Burke litigation. 

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NJ SCHOOL FUNDING ERODES UNDER GOVERNOR CHRISTIE

Published on: January 26, 2017

NJ remains near the top of the nation in the National Report Card, Is School Funding Fair? But, Pre-K to 12 school funding continues to suffer under Governor Christie.

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NJ LAWMAKERS: JUST FUND THE FORMULA

Published on: January 19, 2017

ELC informed lawmakers at two legislative committee hearings that they must get the SFRA back on track.

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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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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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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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GOVERNOR CHRISTIE'S UNFAIR SCHOOL FUNDING PLAN: PART V

Published on: August 22, 2016

Governor Christie claims property taxes will be reduced in NJ towns where state aid will increase under his plan to redistribute school funding. Yet he conveniently ignores the fact that his plan will also raise property taxes in the 143 school districts targeted for massive cuts in school aid.

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