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Making the Grade 2020

How fair is school funding in your state? The annual Making the Grade report and supplementary materials explore the condition of school funding across the country.

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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

NEW RESEARCH PROVIDES ROADMAP FOR SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL FUNDING REFORM

ELC Report: Sustained, multi-faceted, political campaigns, including litigation, are the recipe to secure new state investments in PK-12 education

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ELC STATEMENT ON SCHOOL FUNDING IN GOVERNOR MURPHY'S PROPOSED FY22 NJ STATE BUDGET

Increases in SFRA and preschool funding are welcome, but additional bonding authority for the state’s school construction program was not proposed.

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NEARLY 200 NEW JERSEY DISTRICTS ARE $2.5 BILLION BELOW CONSTITUTIONAL FUNDING LEVEL

An ELC analysis shows the number of NJ school districts funded below their constitutional level of adequacy rose to 193 in 2020-21, up from 188 last year.

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EDUCATION EXPERTS AND SCHOLARS: PROPOSED MINNESOTA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THREATENS STUDENTS’ RIGHTS

Prominent experts sent a letter to Minnesota legislators voicing significant concerns that a proposal to amend the state constitution would undermine and weaken students' right to public education.

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ADVOCATES PRESS GOVERNOR MURPHY TO SAFEGUARD RIGHT OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES TO COMPENSATORY EDUCATION IN THE PANDEMIC

Prominent special education advocates urge Governor and Commissioner of Education to step up efforts to ensure districts provide compensatory education to students with disabilities.

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