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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.
ELC’s pending challenge to the NJDOE's attempt to circumvent basic safeguards in NJ’s charter school law was argued this week before a panel of Appellate Judges in Newark.
Over two and half years after a court-ordered settlement, a July 2014 compliance report again shows almost no progress by Newark Public Schools NPS in improving the delivery of services to students with disabilities.
The start of the school year has put the spotlight on the new PARCC tests that NJ students will take next spring. But less attention has been given to the major increases in high school testing that are part of these changes.
ELC recently joined the legal team representing the Plaintiff students and parents in the “Small Cities” case, challenging the State's failure to provide essential educational resources in 8 NY school districts.
Students and districts in 16 rural communities have filed a complaint to enforce a 2009 NJDOE order for K-12 school funding and high quality preschool under the SFRA, the state’s landmark weighted funding formula.