Is School Funding Fair? ELC's National Report Card rates all 50 states on the basis of four separate fairness indicators.
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.
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.
Parents of students attending NY’s troubled East Ramapo school district have notified the NY Education Commissioner and Regents’ Chancellor that the State must take swift action to remedy the district board's continuing failure to provide students a sound basic education.
NJ students and their families filed a lawsuit challenging the NJDOE's attempt to impose new exams as requirements for high school graduation without adopting new regulations as required by law.
School funding litigations seeking better educational opportunities for underserved students continue in state trial courts and supreme courts across the country.
The Washington Supreme Court has ordered the State to pay $100,000 a day into an education fund because it failed to produce a plan to fully fund basic K-12 education by 2018.
With recently released QSAC scores in hand, Newark stakeholders can keep the momentum going to return the school district to local control.