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FEDS FIND NEW JERSEY VIOLATED ESEA WAIVER BY NOT HELPING NEWARK SCHOOLS

Published on: June 23, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education has found the NJDOE failed to comply with requirements of its ESEA waiver by not intervening to improve 28 low performing schools in Newark.

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NJ EDUCATION BUDGET: CHARTERS GET WINDFALL, DISTRICTS FLAT, NO VOUCHERS

Published on: June 23, 2015

The FY16 State Budget proposed by NJ Democratic legislators makes few changes to public school funding from the budget proposed by Governor Christie in February.

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TENTH CIRCUIT BRUSHES ASIDE WEALTHY-PARENT ATTACK ON FAIR SCHOOL FUNDING

Published on: June 23, 2015

The federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver dismissed all but one claim in a lawsuit brought by plaintiffs from wealthy Kansas school districts concerning the state's school finance system.

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PORTRAIT OF AN UNDERFUNDED NJ SCHOOL DISTRICT: EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP

Published on: June 18, 2015

Egg Harbor Township students are currently paying the price of more than a decade of implementation of State planning and education policies that hinder the local community’s ability to meet their needs.

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FAIR FUNDING AND ITS EFFECTIVE USE

Published on: June 17, 2015

Education Policy Analysis Archive recently published "Resource Accountability: Enforcing State Responsbilities for Sufficient and Equitable Resources Used Effectively to Provide All Students a Quality Education" by ELC's David Sciarra and Molly Hunter.

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PORTRAIT OF AN UNDERFUNDED NJ SCHOOL DISTRICT: ELIZABETH

Published on: June 17, 2015

The Elizabeth Public Schools' hard-won gains are now in jeopardy as the district faces painful budget cuts from Governor Christie’s refusal to provide the funding required by NJ’s weighted student formula.

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ELC URGES NJDOE TO IMPROVE BILINGUAL EDUCATION RULES

Published on: June 15, 2015

ELC submitted recommendations to the State Board of Education to strengthen the requirements for timely and effective communication with parents of the 70,000 English language learners across the state.

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LATINO GROUPS URGE STATE TO SECURE FACILITIES FUNDS FOR FREEHOLD BOROUGH

Published on: June 9, 2015

The Freehold Borough School District has taken the bold and unprecedented step of filing a formal petition with Commissioner Hespe to secure local or state bonds to finance urgently needed school facilities improvements.

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