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GOVERNOR CHRISTIE READY TO IMPOSE ANOTHER ROUND OF EDUCATION CUTS      READ MORE

Education Justice

Education Justice, ELC's national program, provides technical assistance and information to education advocates across the country.

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For Parents and Advocates

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

NY: ELC Advocacy for Education Rights

ELC is advancing the legal rights of New York schoolchildren to a sound basic education, including representing the students in the Small Cities school funding case.

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School Funding

Is School Funding Fair? ELC's National Report Card rates all 50 states on the basis of four separate fairness indicators.

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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 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REGULATIONS EXPECTED

In response to concerns raised by ELC and the ACLU-NJ, the NJDOE is expected to propose new high school graduation regulations to the State Board of Education soon. 

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ELC’S NEWEST PUBLICATION PROVIDES ADVOCACY GUIDANCE FOR STUDENTS IN OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENTS

ELC has expanded its advocacy guide series to address the extremely vulnerable population of students who reside in foster care.

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GOVERNOR CHRISTIE’S 6TH BUDGET BRINGS NO RELIEF, MORE HARM TO NJ SCHOOL CHILDREN

Governor Christie has proposed massive aid cuts, no aid increase, or increases so small as to have no practical impact on school district budgets in every year since he took office in 2010.

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NY PAYS "USUAL SUSPECTS" TO RECYCLE "MONEY DOESN'T MATTER" DEFENSE IN SMALL CITIES TRIAL

In the final days of the NY Small Cities trial, the State brought on Eric Hanushek and David Armor to mount the time-worn, discredited "money doesn't matter" defense.

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BLACK LIVES MATTER: THE SCHOTT 50-STATE REPORT ON EDUCATION OF BLACK AND LATINO MALES

The Schott Foundation released its latest report on the four-year graduation rates for Black and Latino males compared to other groups, highlighting how persistent systemic disparities in opportunity create a climate and perception of populations less-valued.

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