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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

NEW JERSEY BEGINS LONG ROAD BACK TO FAIR SCHOOL FUNDING

After months of uncertainty, NJ school districts have been informed of the amount of state aid they will receive for the upcoming school year. Many districts will receive an increase, but other districts are experiencing cuts.

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NYC PARENTS FILE COMPLAINT TO ENFORCE LAW TO REDUCE CLASS SIZE

NYC Parents, Public Advocate Letitia James, Class Size Matters, and the Alliance for Quality Education filed a petition charging the NYC DOE with failing to reduce class sizes as mandated by the Contract for Excellence Law.

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NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS HOLDS FIRM ON STUDENTS’ RIGHTS

ELC welcomes the court's ruling that allows the legal challenge to inadequate school funding to proceed to trial. 

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VOUCHER WATCH LAUNCHED TO COMBAT USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLING

ELC and Munger Tolles announce the launch of Voucher Watch, an initiative to inform and assist advocates as they oppose the establishment and expansion of vouchers in their states.

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EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY AND SCHOOL FUNDING ON TRIAL IN NEW MEXICO

A trial whose outcome could determine the future quality of education for New Mexico's 339,000 public school children started in a Santa Fe courtroom on June 12.

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