ELC is a founding partner in a non-partisan coalition of education stakeholders whose mission is to bring equity to the distribution of school funding in Nevada.
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.
The justice found the NY Division of Budget exceeded its legal authority by withholding two-year grants to support improvements in “persistently struggling” schools.
The Connecticut school funding decision issued in September was hailed as "sweeping" and "unprecedented," but the actual legal conclusions and orders set off alarm bells.
Plaintiffs in the Lopez v. Schwartz lawsuit notified the Nevada Attorney General that the actions of the State Treasurer to continue promoting ESA vouchers violate a court order permanently blocking the ESA program.
Newly released data from the NJDOE shows that only 9% of seniors passed the Department’s new PARCC graduation requirement in 2016, and more than 50,000 relied on options the NJDOE is currently phasing out to earn their diplomas.
ELC represents public school children in courts across the country to address egregious violations of their education rights. Here's a recap of our current litigation.