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Voucher Watch

ELC and Los Angeles-based Munger, Tolles, & Olson have established an initiative to track new voucher proposals and provide information and analysis of existing voucher laws in the states.

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Educate Nevada Now

ELC is a founding partner in a non-partisan coalition of education stakeholders whose mission is to bring equity to the distribution of school funding in Nevada.

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For Parents and Advocates

Learn about laws, regulations and advocacy tools in our guides on special education, discipline, residency, homeless students, and bullying.

School Funding

Is School Funding Fair? ELC/Rutgers National Report Card rates all 50 states on the basis of four separate fairness indicators.

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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 UPDATES AND EXPANDS ADVOCACY GUIDANCE FOR STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

A newly updated and expanded version of ELC's "Education Rights of Homeless Students: A Guide for Advocates" is now available.

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PENNSYLVANIA AND KANSAS COURTS RULE IN FAVOR OF PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN

Plaintiffs in school funding cases recently scored wins in Kansas and Pennsylvania. Both courts issued opinions upholding the constitutional rights of children to an adequate education.

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FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT ALLOWS LAWSUIT TO ADDRESS EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF FLINT CHILDREN TO PROCEED

The city's children, represented by ELC and the ACLU of Michigan, argue that the Flint public schools must do more to provide students affected by exposure to lead a meaningful opportunity to succeed in school.

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ELC LEADING THE FIGHT FOR EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS

As a national leader in defending the right to education, ELC currently represents public school children in courtrooms from New York to Michigan. Here's a roundup of our major pending cases.

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SPECIAL EDUCATION CRISIS IN STATE-OPERATED PATERSON SCHOOLS WORSENS

A recent complaint investigation report issued by the NJDOE found Paterson out of compliance with special education requirements pertaining to preschool students in the district.

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