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COVID-19 and Students with Disabilities

ELC has expanded its Frequently Asked Questions document to assist parents in understanding their children's rights while school buildings remain fully or partially closed

Partnership for Equity & Education Rights (PEER)

PEER, convened by ELC, is a national network of lawyers and organizers fighting for education equity in their states.

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Public Funds Public Schools

PFPS is a national campaign supported by ELC, SPLC and the SPLC Action Fund to fight private school vouchers through litigation, advocacy and research.

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Abbott v. Burke

ELC represents over 300,000 low-income NJ schoolchildren in the Abbott v. Burke litigation. The Abbott decisions have been called the most important equal education rulings since Brown v. Board of Education.

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News Headlines

TRACKING SCHOOL AID CUTS IN THE PANDEMIC: GEORGIA

An ELC research report analyzes a $950 million, 10% “pandemic cut” in K-12 state aid passed by the Georgia Assembly, at a time when schools need more resources not less.

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Tennessee Public Schools Suffer Severe Teacher and Support Staff Shortages

A new ELC report shows Tennessee's high poverty school districts are burdened with staffing shortages resulting from the well-documented failure of Tennessee's school funding formula.

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NEW JERSEY SPENDING $26 MILLION TO CONTINUE ILLEGAL FUNDING FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLS

ELC is calling on the Murphy Administration to immediately comply with a U.S. District Court’s ruling invalidating a DeVos rule funneling illegal levels of CARES Act funds to private schools.

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SETTLEMENT IN DELAWARE SCHOOL FUNDING LITIGATION YIELDS MAJOR REFORMS FOR VULNERABLE STUDENTS

The plaintiffs in Delaware’s first school funding lawsuit have reached a settlement with state defendants, providing for long overdue, major reforms of the state’s inequitable school funding system.

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ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS APPEAL IN MAJOR SCHOOL FUNDING LAWSUIT

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal in a case challenging inadequate and inequitable school funding that could potentially alter the landscape of school funding jurisprudence in the state.

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