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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

ELC JOINS FIGHT TO MAINTAIN MICHIGAN’S CONSTITUTIONAL BAN AGAINST PUBLIC FUNDING OF PRIVATE SCHOOLS

ELC filed an amicus brief in a crucial case before the Michigan Court of Appeals challenging a law that would redirect public education funds to private schools.

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MINNESOTA HIGH COURT ALLOWS CLAIM OF UNCONSTITUTIONAL SEGREGATION TO MOVE FORWARD

In a groundbreaking decision, the Minnesota Supreme Court has determined that claims of public school segregation brought under the State constitution's education clause may be abjudicated by the courts.

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NEW MEXICO SCHOOL FUNDING FOUND UNCONSTITUTIONAL

In a major victory for New Mexico public school children, the district court found that inadequate school funding violates the constitutional rights of economically disadvantaged students, ELLs and Native American students.

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FIGHTING TO KEEP THE COURTS OPEN TO FLORIDA AND DELAWARE STUDENTS

ELC has filed "friend of the court" briefs in Florida and Delaware, urging the courts to allow lawsuits challenging inadequate education funding to proceed to trial.

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NJ LEGISLATURE ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS: SOME PROGRESS, REAL THREATS

Here's a recap of the major actions taken by the NJ Legislature at the end of June impacting the state's 1.4 million public school students.

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