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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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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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CONSTITUTIONALLY OBLIGATED: STATES CANNOT PASS THE BUCK TO DISTRICTS AFTER CLOSING SCHOOLS

Published on: April 29, 2020

All states are constitutionally obligated to maintain and support a public education system, even after closing schools to stop the pandemic, and that obligation cannot be delegated to local school districts.

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EDUCATION LAW CENTER RESPONSE TO COVID-19 IMPACTS ON EDUCATION RIGHTS

Published on: April 16, 2020

ELC is bringing decades of experience and dedication to our core mission to tackling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the education rights of the children we serve.

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EDUCATION RIGHTS CASES TO WATCH

Published on: October 3, 2019

New and pending cases to remedy state failures to provide adequate resources, funding, facilities and special education programs in public schools have advanced in numerous courts. Here’s what we’re watching.

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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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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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