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.
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.
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.
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.
Colorado families, teachers, and districts sue to enforce Amendment 23’s constitutional requirement for support for education in good times and bad.
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.
Read ELC Executive Director David Sciarra's op ed that appeared on the website of WHYY, Newsworks.org.