ELC WELCOMES GREG LITTLE AS CHIEF TRIAL COUNSEL
Published on: February 8, 2017
Gregory C. Little, a former partner at the international law firm of White & Case and among the nation's most experienced trial lawyers, has joined ELC to serve as Chief Trial Counsel.
ELC, ACLU-NJ and NJAIJ PRESS NJDOE TO ENSURE SCHOOLS ARE “SAFE HAVENS” FREE FROM DISCRIMINATION
Published on: January 24, 2017
ELC, ACLU-NJ and the New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice have asked New Jersey’s Acting Commissioner of Education to take action to ensure NJ public schools are safe havens for all students.
ELC STANDING UP FOR EDUCATION RIGHTS ACROSS THE NATION
Published on: November 30, 2016
ELC represents public school children in courts across the country to address egregious violations of their education rights. Here's a recap of our current litigation.
BUILDING FIREWALLS: PROTECTING PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE TRUMP ERA
Published on: November 29, 2016
With the selection of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary, Donald Trump has made good on his promise to do everything possible under his administration to undermine and weaken America's public education system.
ELC STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF ENDING STATE TAKEOVER OF SCHOOLS
Published on: April 25, 2016
ELC strongly supports Assembly Bill 3637, which repeals New Jersey’s school district takeover law, and thanks Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly for his leadership on this pressing issue.
CONGRESS AGAIN FAILS TO TACKLE EQUITY IN REVISED FEDERAL EDUCATION LAW
Published on: December 10, 2015
The new "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA) retreats somewhat from excessive high-stakes testing, but once again Congress has failed to confront the central problems that plague most of our 50 separate state school systems.
JUSTICE GARY STEIN JOINS ELC BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Published on: October 29, 2015
The trustees and staff of ELC welcome retired NJ Supreme Court Justice Gary Stein, who served with distinction on NJ’s highest court from January 1985 to September 2002, to the ELC Board of Trustees.
NEWARK’S NEXT STEPS TO LOCAL CONTROL
Published on: August 13, 2015
With recently released QSAC scores in hand, Newark stakeholders can keep the momentum going to return the school district to local control.