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Voucher Watch

ELC and Los Angeles-based Munger, Tolles, & Olson LLP have established an initiative to track new voucher proposals and provide information and analysis of existing voucher laws in the states.

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Tools for Parents and Advocates

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

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

STATEMENT FROM DAVID SCIARRA, EDUCATION LAW CENTER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ON TODAY'S FILING IN LATINO ACTION NETWORK V. STATE OF NEW JERSEY

ELC fully supports the lawsuit challenging the intense racial and socio-economic isolation of students in NJ's public school system.

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192 NJ DISTRICTS NOW SPENDING BELOW "T&E"

A new ELC analysis shows that 192 NJ school districts, serving over 682,000 students, are spending below "adequacy" in 2017-18 under SFRA, the state's weighted student funding formula.

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TIME TO REPLENISH FUNDING FOR NEW JERSEY’S SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

ELC Executive Director David Sciarra recently issued the call to action to replenish funds for school construction in testimony to the Legislature's Joint Committee on the Public Schools.

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NEW YORK CITY PARENTS TAKE FIGHT TO REDUCE CLASS SIZE TO COURT

NYC parents represented by ELC filed a lawsuit against the NY Education Commissioner to demand smaller classes in NYC public schools.

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NJDOE URGED TO RESCIND CHRISTIE-ERA GRADUATION RULES

ELC and ACLU-NJ are urging the NJDOE to withdraw the high school graduation policies illegally imposed by the Christie Administration in 2016.

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