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LEADING THE NATION: NEW JERSEY'S RIGHT TO PUBLIC EDUCATION DEFINED

Published on: April 14, 2022

ELC is proud to announce the launch of a podcast series that unpacks the decades-long effort to define and implement the right to public education under the NJ Constitution.

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EDUCATION LAW CENTER STATEMENT ON SUPPORT FROM MACKENZIE SCOTT

Published on: March 24, 2022

This support sends a powerful message on the need for a sustained focus on the link between education and opportunity.

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ELC TO NJ LEGISLATURE: LET'S GET TO WORK ON ENSURING STUDENTS' CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO DIVERSE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Published on: March 23, 2022

At the request of the Joint Committee on the Public Schools, ELC presented testimony during a hearing on efforts to desegregate NJ’s public schools.

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ELC WELCOMES NEW TRUSTEES, NEWARK ADVOCATE TO LEAD ELC OUTREACH

Published on: March 17, 2022

ELC is honored to announce the addition of new Trustees, Professor Janel George, Dr. Jamal Watson and Lindsay Heck, Esq., and Policy Advocate Kaleena Berryman.

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ELC CO-SPONSORS WEBINAR ON ENGLISH LEARNERS’ RIGHTS WITH FOCUS ON FEDERAL ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS

Published on: February 28, 2022

The March 9 webinar is an information session with the Civil Rights Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of NJ for educators, attorneys, and community-based advocates working with English learners.

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BILL TO ESTABLISH DIVISION OF SCHOOL DESEGREGATION IN NEW JERSEY: LONG OVERDUE BUT NEEDS WORK

Published on: February 9, 2022

ELC is calling on the NJ Legislature to significantly strengthen the proposed legislation to rebuild the state’s capacity to tackle racial and socioeconomic segregation in public schools.

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ELC WELCOMES ATTORNEY RACHAEL DEANE AS INAUGURAL DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AND STATE POLICY SUPPORT

Published on: January 25, 2022

ELC’s capacity to support public school advocates, organizers and lawyers is growing: Ms. Deane will provide legal advice and assistance to fair school funding and other education equity campaigns in the states.

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ENGLISH LEARNERS FACE SEVERE INEQUITIES AND SUBSTANDARD CONDITIONS IN NJ SCHOOLS

Published on: November 15, 2021

Crucial new report from ELC, NJTESOL/NJBE and NJCIC finds ability to learn was compromised at a time when English learners needed even more support.

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