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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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MICHIGAN CAMPAIGN TO BRING BOLD COMMUNITY VISION FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION

Published on: August 6, 2020

The Michigan Education Justice Coalition has launched “Reimagine MI Schools,” a statewide campaign to provide quality educational opportunities and positive learning environments for all Michigan public school children.

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BETSY DEVOS JUST CROSSED ANOTHER LINE. SHE'S AN ONGOING DANGER TO TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

Published on: July 23, 2020

Read this USA Today op ed by David Sciarra and Derek Black: Betsy DeVos just crossed another line. She's an ongoing danger to teachers and students

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ELC CALLS ON NJ TO JOIN STATES’ LAWSUIT TO STRIKE DOWN SECRETARY DEVOS’ ILLEGAL CARES ACT RULE

Published on: July 9, 2020

ELC is calling on NJ to join a lawsuit to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to reduce critically needed federal emergency funds from the state’s public schools.

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EVERY CHILD NC: EDUCATION EQUITY CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES IN NORTH CAROLINA

Published on: June 22, 2020

NC community and civil rights leaders, parents, students, educators and advocates recently announced a new statewide campaign to push for bold and equitable investments in the state’s public schools.

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DISMANTLING INSTITUTIONAL RACISM

Published on: June 2, 2020

ELC stands with #BlackLivesMatter as we redouble our commitment to dismantling institutional racism once and for all and to building a just, fair and inclusive future.

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LAWSUIT CHALLENGES NORTH CAROLINA LAW ALLOWING BREAKAWAY, SEGREGATED CHARTER SCHOOLS

Published on: May 18, 2020

North Carolina parents and civil rights groups are suing the State, challenging a 2018 law authorizing predominantly white, wealthy towns to form separate charter school districts.

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ILLINOIS ADVOCATES CALL ON GOVERNOR TO DIRECT FEDERAL EMERGENCY FUNDS TO AT-RISK, MARGINALIZED STUDENTS

Published on: May 5, 2020

An Illinois coalition belonging to the PEER network is urging Governor Pritzker to ensures school districts use CARES Act K-12 funds for the state’s most marginalized children and families.

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