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All ELC news stories are archived here in reverse chronological order. They are also categorized by state in the menu on the left, with New Jersey further broken out into separate subject areas.

2017 DATA SHOWS URGENT NEED TO CHANGE GRADUATION RULES

Published on: February 22, 2018

Recently released data provides stark evidence of how many students may be at risk of not graduating from high school if new testing requirements aren't changed.

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MOST STATES SHORTCHANGE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS DESPITE GROWING EVIDENCE THAT MONEY MATTERS

Published on: February 21, 2018

The 7th edition of ELC's Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card again shows public school funding in most states is unfair and inequitable.

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MOVING NEW JERSEY TO SCHOOL FUNDING ADEQUACY

Published on: February 20, 2018

NJ took a small step towards adequacy funding for all public school children in the FY18 Budget. That progress needs to continue.

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A WIN FOR ARIZONA PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN

Published on: February 14, 2018

An Arizona judge ruled last month that proponents of private school vouchers lacked standing to block a voter referendum on a massive expansion of the state's ESA voucher program.

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ELC AND ACNJ RELEASE SCHOOL DISCIPLINE ADVOCACY GUIDE FOR STUDENTS, PARENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS

Published on: January 31, 2018

A new advocacy guide, “School Discipline in New Jersey: A Toolkit for Students, Families and Advocates,has been released by ELC and ACNJ. 

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CONNECTICUT SUPREME COURT DEALS SEVERE BLOW TO EDUCATION JUSTICE

Published on: January 31, 2018

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently affirmed in part the September 2016 trial court ruling in CCJEF v. Rell, a case challenging inadequate state school funding and significant funding disparities.

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GOVERNOR CUOMO'S BUDGET AGAIN SHORTCHANGES NEW YORK STUDENTS

Published on: January 17, 2018

For the eighth consecutive year, Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing a woefully inadequate aid increase for New York public school students.

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SPECIAL EDUCATION FAILURES IN STATE-OPERATED PATERSON CONTINUE

Published on: January 10, 2018

For a second year, ELC is receiving reports that students with disabilities in the State-operated Paterson School District are not receiving required speech-language services

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