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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.

TWO STEPS TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF NEW JERSEY STUDENTS IN UNDERFUNDED SCHOOLS

Published on: February 27, 2019

A new analysis by ELC shows that, over the last decade, the percentage of students in districts funded below the required constitutional, or "adequacy," level grew to over half of all students statewide.

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NJDOE IMPLEMENTS CONSENT ORDER PROVIDING GRADUATION TESTING RELIEF

Published on: February 25, 2019

Consent order and NJDOE guidance clarify testing rules for current juniors and seniors.

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COURT AGREEMENT PROVIDES NEW JERSEY JUNIORS AND SENIORS WITH CLEAR PATHWAYS TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

Published on: February 15, 2019

A Court-approved agreement reached today with the NJDOE will provide clear pathways to graduation for all current high school juniors and seniors.

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ELC STAUNCHLY OPPOSES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S PROPOSED SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT RULES

Published on: February 4, 2019

ELC has submitted detailed comments objecting to the poorly-reasoned and unlawful Title IX regulations recently proposed by the U.S. Department of Education.

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ELC URGES NJ SENATE PRESIDENT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO HS EXIT TEST LAW

Published on: January 24, 2019

The letter raises objections to the process for Senate consideration of the bill and the content of the bill, which revises provisions of the law concerning the graduation proficiency test.

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SHARPLY DIVIDED FLORIDA SUPREME COURT RULES BROAD SCHOOL FUNDING CLAIM NOT JUSTICIABLE

Published on: January 14, 2019

A sharply divided Florida Supreme Court recently rejected a broad challenge to the State's failure to fulfill its obligations under the state constitution's education article.

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A PRO-PUBLIC EDUCATION AGENDA FOR THE NJ LEGISLATURE IN 2019

Published on: January 10, 2019

NJ Legislators have the opportunity to advance bold reforms to strengthen the state's public education system. Here's a short list of progressive priorities for 2019.

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EDUCATION RIGHTS CASES TO WATCH IN 2019

Published on: January 10, 2019

In 2018, new cases were filed and pending cases advanced in numerous courts to remedy state education failures. Here are some important cases ELC is watching in 2019.

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