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Charters and Vouchers

AMICUS BRIEF SUPPORTS MAINE'S DECISION NOT TO USE PUBLIC FUNDING ON SECTARIAN SCHOOLS

Published on: April 16, 2019

Public Funds Public Schools has joined the National Education Association and the Maine Education Association in filing an amicus curiae brief supporting Maine's decision not to use public school funding on tuition at private religious schools.

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ADVOCATES CALL ON NJ LEGISLATORS TO CONDUCT THOROUGH INVESTIGATION OF CHARTER SCHOOL REAL ESTATE PRACTICES

Published on: April 9, 2019

In response to The Record's recent charter school facilities investigation, education advocacy and civil rights groups are calling on the Senate President and Assembly Speaker to establish a joint oversight committee.

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NEW JERSEY MUST REIN IN IMPROPER CHARTER GROWTH

Published on: December 5, 2018

As part of the Murphy administration's review of implementation of the 1995 charter school law, ELC submitted detailed written comments to the NJDOE with recommendations to address problems in the program.

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ELC CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION OF EXCLUSION OF STUDENTS FROM NEWARK CHARTER SCHOOL

Published on: September 13, 2018

ELC has filed an official complaint with the NJDOE regarding the recent exclusion of students from Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark.

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ELC SUPPORTS COMPLAINT OF EXCESSIVE DISCIPLINE OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES BY NORTH STAR CHARTER SCHOOL

Published on: August 21, 2018

ELC provided a letter to the NJDOE supporting a Rutgers Education and Health Law Clinic complaint alleging that a Newark charter school imposes discipline without regard to students' disability status.

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NJ LEGISLATURE POISED TO HAND OVER CAMDEN STUDENTS TO CHARTER CHAINS & STUDENT RECORDS TO PRIVATE ENTITY

Published on: June 18, 2018

A bill fast-tracked by the NJ Legislature would allow the State-operated Camden school district to turn over operation of most, if not all, of its enrollment and schools to three out-of-state charter groups.

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NJ LEGISLATURE POISED TO HAND OVER CAMDEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO OUT-OF-STATE CHARTER CHAINS

Published on: January 8, 2018

A NJ bill pending in the lame duck session would allow the State-operated Camden district to turn over operation of most of its enrollment and schools to three out-of-state charter chains.

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VOUCHER WATCH LAUNCHED TO COMBAT USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLING

Published on: June 20, 2017

ELC and Munger Tolles announce the launch of Voucher Watch, an initiative to inform and assist advocates as they oppose the establishment and expansion of vouchers in their states.

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