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ELC URGES SUSPENSION OF GRADUATION TESTING REQUIREMENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Published on: March 27, 2020

ELC is urging the Murphy Administration to protect the rights of high school seniors by suspending the graduation testing requirements in NJ law for the class of 2020.

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NEW JERSEY ADVOCATES PRESS FOR CORONAVIRUS EDUCATION TASK FORCE

Published on: March 23, 2020

ELC and eight other advocacy organizations are urging Governor Murphy to establish a Coronavirus Education Task Force to ensure that NJ students emerge from the current crisis as educationally intact as possible.

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COVID-19: AN UPDATE FROM EDUCATION LAW CENTER

Published on: March 17, 2020

During the current coronavirus pandemic, New Jerseyans’ main focus must be on health and safety. ELC is also dedicated to that principle, and our thoughts are with our fellow citizens.

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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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NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT ENDS CHALLENGE TO TENURE LAWS

Published on: December 12, 2018

The NJ Supreme Court declined to review an appeals court ruling dismissing a lawsuit seeking invalidation of tenure and due process rules for the state's teachers.

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TIME TO END STATE DISTRICT TAKEOVER IN NEW JERSEY

Published on: December 5, 2018

In testimony before the Joint Committee on the Public Schools, ELC reissued its call for the NJ Legislature to move quickly to repeal the QSAC provisions authorizing State takeover of local school districts.

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CHAMPION OF EDUCATION JUSTICE AWARD PRESENTED TO KATHLEEN GEBHARDT

Published on: November 2, 2018

Kathleen Gebhardt is this year's recipient of the Demetrio Rodriguez Champion of Education Justice Award presented at the annual Litigators' Workshop sponsored by ELC.

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ELC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DAVID SCIARRA RECEIVES HOLLENBECK AWARD FROM NJ COMMISSION ON PROFESSIONALISM IN THE LAW

Published on: October 10, 2018

ELC Executive Director David G. Sciarra has been honored with the Charles J. Hollenbeck Award for an attorney who has served the legal profession with "diligence, competence and dedication."

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