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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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SCHOOL FINANCE LITIGATION UPDATE: DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, AND NEW MEXICO

Published on: May 26, 2020

Given the crucial role of school finance lawsuits after COVID-19, ELC continues to inform advocates, teachers, parents, policymakers and other public school supporters of developments in existing and new litigation.

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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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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AFFIRMS STATE AND DISTRICT OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE SPECIAL EDUCATION DURING SCHOOL CLOSURES

Published on: March 25, 2020

The U.S. Dept. of Education has issued supplemental guidance to clear up the “serious misunderstanding” that federal disability laws prevent schools from offering educational programs through distance or remote instruction.

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PEER UPDATE: ON THE FRONT LINES OF SCHOOL FUNDING REFORM

Published on: February 12, 2020

In 2019, the Partnership for Equity & Education Rights (PEER) moved to its new home at ELC. Read an update about school funding reform campaigns in the PEER states.

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NORTH CAROLINA COURT ORDERS SWEEPING REFORMS AFTER REPORT FINDS STATE FAILING TO PROVIDE A SOUND BASIC EDUCATION

Published on: January 30, 2020

A North Carolina judge has signed a consent order in the long-running Leandro v. State school funding case adopting study recommendations to bring the public school system into constitutional compliance.

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HOW TO IMPROVE ARIZONA'S WORST IN THE NATION SCHOOL FUNDING SYSTEM

Published on: January 28, 2020

ELC's new report recommends Arizona make a much-needed investment in its schools by increasing the base funding level as well as boosting funding for districts with students in poverty.

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