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From Courthouse to Statehouse - and Back Again

ELC's groundbreaking study of four states demonstrates that sustained, multi-faceted, political campaigns, including litigation, are the recipe to secure new state investments in PK-12 education.

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COVID-19 Related Compensatory Education for Students with Disabilities

ELC answers Frequently Asked Questions to assist parents whose children did not receive appropriate special education services during the pandemic. The deadline to raise these claims is September 1, 2023!

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

ELC WELCOMES ROBERT KIM AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The ELC Board of Trustees is proud to announce the appointment of Robert Kim to replace David Sciarra, who has led ELC since 1996.

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WYOMING COURT GIVES GREENLIGHT TO MAJOR SCHOOL FUNDING CASE

Lawsuit filed by the Wyoming Education Association charging that the State has for years refused to adjust school funding to account for inflation will be allowed to proceed to trial.

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2022 BY THE NUMBERS

As we approach the end of 2022, and look toward our 50th anniversary in 2023, we share some highlights of ELC’s work from the past year.

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MAKING THE GRADE 2022: 27 STATES RECEIVE 'F' ON SCHOOL FUNDING REPORT CARD

Read ELC’s Making the Grade 2022 report on the condition of public school funding in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Where does your state rank?

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NJ DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MUST IMPROVE PROTECTIONS FOR MULTILINGUAL STUDENTS AND FAMILIES

ELC and partners urge stakeholders to submit testimony to the State Board of Education on Bilingual Education Code readoption.

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