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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.

ABBOTT PRESCHOOL AT 20: BUILDING ON OUR SUCCESS

Published on: March 20, 2018

A conference hosted by ETS and sponsored by ETS, ELC, ACNJ, and NIEER, celebrated the success of NJ's groundbreaking Abbott Preschool program on its 20th anniversary.

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MOST SCHOOLS FUNDED FAR BELOW WHAT’S NEEDED TO ACHIEVE AVERAGE OUTCOMES

Published on: March 19, 2018

A new report shows that most U.S. states fund their public schools at a level far below what is necessary for students in high-poverty districts to achieve at even average levels in English and math.

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JERSEY CITY SCHOOLS ARE NOT OVERFUNDED

Published on: March 8, 2018

ELC's new policy brief debunks myths about the Jersey City school budget and recommends steps to bring the district to adequacy under the SFRA.

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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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