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Making the Grade 2021

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

NJ GROUPS PETITION STATE FOR RULES ON DISTRICT USE OF SCHOOL SECURITY AID

Student and civil rights organizations champion urgent need for SEL, restorative justice and mental health supports in schools.

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LEADING THE NATION: NEW JERSEY'S RIGHT TO PUBLIC EDUCATION DEFINED

ELC is proud to announce the launch of a podcast series that unpacks the decades-long effort to define and implement the right to public education under the NJ Constitution.

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NJ’S FAILURE TO FOLLOW GRADUATION AGREEMENT PUTS DIPLOMAS AT RISK FOR THOUSANDS

After a two-year pandemic suspension, NJ has resumed “exit testing” for high school diplomas; now high school seniors and school districts are scrambling to file portfolio appeals.

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PROPOSED NEW JERSEY FY23 BUDGET: PROGRESS BUT NEEDS WORK

ELC is calling on lawmakers to support Governor Murphy’s school funding proposal, but warns that the Educational Adequacy Report misses the mark.

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EDUCATION LAW CENTER STATEMENT ON SUPPORT FROM MACKENZIE SCOTT

This support sends a powerful message on the need for a sustained focus on the link between education and opportunity.

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