Education Justice, a program of ELC, provides technical assistance and information to education advocates nationwide.
Is School Funding Fair? ELC's National Report Card rates all 50 states on the basis of four separate fairness indicators.
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.
Administrative Law Judge Ellen Bass has ruled the NJDOE violated state facilities law and regulations by failing to require NJ’s urban districts to revise their long out-of-date school facilities construction plans.
ELC continues efforts to hold NY education officials accountable for implementing the Contracts for Excellence Law, a crucial component of the State’s obligation to ensure all students a sound basic education.
Following the revelation by the Attorney General that NJ has many more charter schools than the 87 in the DOE's official count, a preliminary investigation by ELC shows that the number of operating charter schools is well over 100 and could exceed 130.
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.