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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

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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ORAL ARGUMENT SET FOR APPEAL IN “SMALL CITIES” SCHOOL FUNDING CASE

Oral argument on the appeal of the trial court ruling Maisto v. State of New York will be heard by the Appellate Division, Third Department, on September 5.

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STATE REJECTS 95% OF EMERGENT REPAIRS IN SDA SCHOOL BUILDINGS

After taking nearly a year to review 429 applications for "emergent" facilities repairs submitted by 23 SDA districts, the NJDOE has approved state funding for only 15 repairs.

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TRIAL COMPLETED IN NEW MEXICO EDUCATION RIGHTS CASE

Trial testimony has wrapped up in Martinez v. State. The outcome of this case will have a major impact on the rights of New Mexico students to a quality education under the State constitution.

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LATEST PARCC RESULTS CONFIRM NEED TO REJECT NEW GRADUATION RULES

Recently released statewide results from the 2017 PARCC exams showed modest gains, but if new graduation regulations remain in effect, thousands of students could be at risk of not graduating.

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