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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.

$840 MILLION FEDERAL DOLLARS REMAIN OFF-LIMITS TO MICHIGAN SCHOOLS

Published on: June 3, 2021

Federal funds intended to provide urgently needed resources to students and schools have been held up by Republican legislators’ attempt to wrest emergency public health power from the Governor.

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APPELLATE COURT: STATE VIOLATED EDUCATION RIGHTS OF STUDENTS IN NY’S SMALL CITY DISTRICTS

Published on: June 1, 2021

The Court found the State violated the rights of students in eight high-needs school districts to the constitutional guarantee of a sound basic education, reversing a trial judge ruling in the case.

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NEW JERSEY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT: UNDER-STAFFED AND OVERWHELMED

Published on: May 25, 2021

A new ELC analysis shows that, since 2014, the NJDOE has lost a staggering 24 percent of its total workforce overall, leaving the agency ill-equipped to tackle reopening the state’s public schools.

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PRESIDENT BIDEN’S FIRST 100 DAYS SET STAGE FOR OVERHAUL OF FEDERAL EDUCATION POLICY

Published on: May 24, 2021

ELC’s Education Justice Lecture, now in its twelfth year, showcased the leading voices in the nation and NJ on the frontlines of advancing public education rights and opportunities.

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NEW MEXICO COURT ORDERS STUDENT ACCESS TO COMPUTERS AND HIGH-SPEED INTERNET

Published on: May 21, 2021

The first-in-the-nation order was issued in the ongoing proceedings in Martinez v. State and Yazzie v. State, two consolidated lawsuits that challenged school funding adequacy in the state.

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NOW AVAILABLE IN 15 LANGUAGES: FLYER ON RIGHTS OF ENGLISH LEARNER STUDENTS AND PARENTS DURING AND AFTER THE PANDEMIC

Published on: May 19, 2021

ELC’s recently released flyer now available in Arabic, Chinese, English, Gujarati, Haitian-French, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Telugu, and Urdu.

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TENTATIVE SETTLEMENT REACHED IN MINNESOTA SCHOOL SEGREGATION CASE

Published on: May 5, 2021

A landmark Minnesota school segregation case is nearing settlement, but the resolution is contingent on the State Legislature’s enactment of a new bill.

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RIGHTS OF ENGLISH LEARNER STUDENTS AND PARENTS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE PANDEMIC AND BEYOND

Published on: April 29, 2021

ELC has released new fact sheets and flyers in English and other major languages about the rights of NJ English Learner students and Limited English Proficient parents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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