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Voucher Watch

ELC and Los Angeles-based Munger, Tolles, & Olson have established an initiative to track new voucher proposals and provide information and analysis of existing voucher laws in the states.

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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.

School Funding

Is School Funding Fair? ELC/Rutgers 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

A WIN FOR ARIZONA PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN

An Arizona judge ruled last month that proponents of private school vouchers lacked standing to block a voter referendum on a massive expansion of the state's ESA voucher program.

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ELC AND ACNJ RELEASE SCHOOL DISCIPLINE ADVOCACY GUIDE FOR STUDENTS, PARENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS

A new advocacy guide, “School Discipline in New Jersey: A Toolkit for Students, Families and Advocates,has been released by ELC and ACNJ. 

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CONNECTICUT SUPREME COURT DEALS SEVERE BLOW TO EDUCATION JUSTICE

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently affirmed in part the September 2016 trial court ruling in CCJEF v. Rell, a case challenging inadequate state school funding and significant funding disparities.

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GOVERNOR CUOMO'S BUDGET AGAIN SHORTCHANGES NEW YORK STUDENTS

For the eighth consecutive year, Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing a woefully inadequate aid increase for New York public school students.

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SPECIAL EDUCATION FAILURES IN STATE-OPERATED PATERSON CONTINUE

For a second year, ELC is receiving reports that students with disabilities in the State-operated Paterson School District are not receiving required speech-language services

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