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Education Justice Lecture

Thank you to our Education Justice Lecture sponsors. Click here to view the event journal.

 

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

ELC RESPONDS TO U.S.E.D. OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS’ CALL FOR INPUT ON NON-DISCRIMINATORY SCHOOL DISCIPLINE

ELC is calling on OCR to strengthen prior guidance with a renewed focus on addressing the link between academic failure and exclusionary discipline that contributes to the school-to-prison pipeline.

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ELC URGES NJ STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REJECT PROPOSED GRADUATION RULES

The plan would mandate a new 11th-grade state graduation test starting next spring and place new restrictions on alternatives for satisfying the assessment requirement.

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ELC CALLS ON MURPHY ADMINISTRATION TO WAIVE GRADUATION TEST FOR CLASS OF 2022

The anticipated resumption of normal schooling in the fall does not undo the impact of the multiple year suspension of state testing for incoming seniors.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FEDERAL COVID-19 FUNDS FOR NJ SCHOOLS

ELC has prepared a Primer on Federal COVID Funds for NJ Schools that answers key questions on the amounts and distribution of these funds, totaling $4.3 billion.

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AFTER YEARS OF SUSTAINED ADVOCACY, NY TAKES BIG STEP TOWARDS FULL SCHOOL FUNDING

A new ELC analysis demonstrates that the aid increases will benefit schools in the state’s highest poverty districts, consistent with the original goal of the school funding formula.

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