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ELC ADVANCING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY ACROSS THE NATION READ MORE

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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NY: ELC Advocacy for Education Rights

ELC is advancing the legal rights of New York schoolchildren to a sound basic education, including representing the students in the Small Cities school funding case.

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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's 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

NJ LAWMAKERS: JUST FUND THE FORMULA

ELC informed lawmakers at two legislative committee hearings that they must get the SFRA back on track.

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NJ GRAD RATE RISES, BUT BIG PROBLEM LOOMS

The NJDOE's 2016 high school graduation report notes that the rate rose above 90%, but the report doesn't mention that this progress will be undermined by recently adopted regulations that make PARCC exams the state's sole graduation test by 2021.

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PUBLIC SCHOOL PARENTS PREVAIL: JUDGE ORDERS DOB TO RELEASE GRANTS TO STRUGGLING SCHOOLS

The justice found the NY Division of Budget exceeded its legal authority by withholding two-year grants to support improvements in “persistently struggling” schools.

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CONNECTICUT COURT RULING COULD HURT, NOT HELP, VULNERABLE STUDENTS

The Connecticut school funding decision issued in September was hailed as "sweeping" and "unprecedented," but the actual legal conclusions and orders set off alarm bells.

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PUBLIC SCHOOL PARENTS TO STATE TREASURER: OBEY COURT ORDER, STOP ESA PROGRAM

Plaintiffs in the Lopez v. Schwartz lawsuit notified the Nevada Attorney General that the actions of the State Treasurer to continue promoting ESA vouchers violate a court order permanently blocking the ESA program.

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