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Annual Lecture and Reception

Join ELC on Thursday, April 11, in New Brunswick for our annual Education Justice Lecture and Wine & Food Tasting Reception. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. Thanks for your support!

 

Voucher Watch

ELC and Los Angeles-based Munger, Tolles, & Olson LLP have established an initiative to track new voucher proposals and provide information and analysis of existing voucher laws in the states.

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Tools for Parents and Advocates

Learn about laws, regulations and advocacy tools in our guides on special education, discipline, residency, homeless students, and bullying.

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

NEW YORK SCHOOL FUNDING REMAINS BELOW CONSTITUTIONAL LEVEL

In the final FY20 New York State Budget, 128 high need school districts continue to be shortchanged billions in Foundation Aid through the formula that determines the level of funding for each district.

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UPDATED GUIDE TO NEW JERSEY SCHOOL RESIDENCY RIGHTS NOW AVAILABLE

ELC has released a revised school residency guide, part of the "Know Your Rights" series of guides published to provide information to protect the education rights of public school students.

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

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

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 YORK LEGISLATURE STRUGGLES TO FUND PUBLIC SCHOOLS YET MOVES TO DIVERT MILLIONS MORE TO PRIVATE SCHOOLS

As the New York Legislature faces a $4 billion gap in public school funding, it's pushing through yet another significant diversion of taxpayer dollars to private schools.

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