ABOUT ELC

ELC is at the forefront of state-based efforts to improve school funding equity and secure essential resources for all students. Our strategies include litigation, policy development, capacity building, communications, data analysis and research.

Our work is based on the belief that all children deserve the opportunity to learn. Read More

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Annual Lecture and Reception

Join ELC on Thursday, April 11, in New Brunswick for our annual Education Justice Lecture and Wine & Food Tasting Reception. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. Thanks for your support!

 

Voucher Watch

ELC and Los Angeles-based Munger, Tolles, & Olson LLP 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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Tools for Parents and Advocates

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

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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COURT AGREEMENT PROVIDES NEW JERSEY JUNIORS AND SENIORS WITH CLEAR PATHWAYS TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

A Court-approved agreement reached today with the NJDOE will provide clear pathways to graduation for all current high school juniors and seniors.

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ELC STAUNCHLY OPPOSES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S PROPOSED SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT RULES

ELC has submitted detailed comments objecting to the poorly-reasoned and unlawful Title IX regulations recently proposed by the U.S. Department of Education.

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ELC URGES NJ SENATE PRESIDENT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO HS EXIT TEST LAW

The letter raises objections to the process for Senate consideration of the bill and the content of the bill, which revises provisions of the law concerning the graduation proficiency test.

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SHARPLY DIVIDED FLORIDA SUPREME COURT RULES BROAD SCHOOL FUNDING CLAIM NOT JUSTICIABLE

A sharply divided Florida Supreme Court recently rejected a broad challenge to the State's failure to fulfill its obligations under the state constitution's education article.

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A PRO-PUBLIC EDUCATION AGENDA FOR THE NJ LEGISLATURE IN 2019

NJ Legislators have the opportunity to advance bold reforms to strengthen the state's public education system. Here's a short list of progressive priorities for 2019.

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