Education Justice, ELC's national program, provides technical assistance and information to education advocates across the country.
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 overall increase of $1.3 billion in school aid in New York State's FY16 budget exceeds last year’s figure, but it falls far short of what students there are entitled to. It also fails to mitigate the severe resource cuts over the past six years.
The Superintendent of the State-operated Camden School District recently announced plans to turn over the operation of five district-run, neighborhood schools to the Mastery, Uncommon and KIPP charter chains beginning September 2015.
Pre-K Our Way, a not-for-profit organization launched earlier this year, is determined to make sure each child gets a strong start in life through effective preschool education. ELC is pleased to support this effort.
Advocates are warning legislators that Governor Christie’s proposed FY16 State Budget will force another crippling round of budget cuts in NJ public schools for the sixth straight year.
On March 24, seven county school districts filed a lawsuit in state court alleging that the Tennessee school funding system violates the the State Constitution's education clause, its equal protection provisions, and its unfunded mandates provision.