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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.

CFE: A Project of ELC

ELC has recently undertaken the Campaign for Fiscal Equity's (CFE) core mission of advancing the legal rights of all New York schoolchildren to a sound basic and quality education under state and federal law.

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Education Justice

Education Justice, a program of ELC, provides technical assistance and information to education advocates nationwide.

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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

STATE APPROVES HUGE CHARTER EXPANSION IN CAMDEN

Commissioner Hespe has approved the plans of two out-of-state charter school chains – Mastery and Uncommon – to open 10 schools serving almost 7,000 K-12 schoolchildren in the State-operated Camden.

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ELC REPORT: INADEQUATE FUNDING SHRINKS STAFF AND REDUCES OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ STUDENTS

A new ELC report documents an alarming decline in staff levels in NJ's public schools between 2009 and 2012, triggered by the State’s failure to provide billions in required funding increases.

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STATE SUED FOR DEFYING VOTERS' PROMISE TO COLORADO'S KIDS

Colorado families, teachers, and districts sue to enforce Amendment 23’s constitutional requirement for support for education in good times and bad.

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PORTRAIT OF AN UNDERFUNDED SCHOOL DISTRICT: BAYONNE

The Bayonne Public School District has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the most underfunded in New Jersey. The district will receive a mere $186,000 increase in state aid over the current year.

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State admits violating the education rights of Philadelphia school children

Read ELC Executive Director David Sciarra's op ed that appeared on the website of WHYY, Newsworks.org.

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