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All ELC news stories are archived here in reverse chronological order. They are also categorized by state in the menu on the left, with New Jersey further broken out into separate subject areas.

COURT AGREEMENT PROVIDES NEW JERSEY JUNIORS AND SENIORS WITH CLEAR PATHWAYS TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

Published on: February 15, 2019

A Court-approved agreement reached today with the NJDOE will provide clear pathways to graduation for all current high school juniors and seniors.

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ELC STAUNCHLY OPPOSES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S PROPOSED SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT RULES

Published on: February 4, 2019

ELC has submitted detailed comments objecting to the poorly-reasoned and unlawful Title IX regulations recently proposed by the U.S. Department of Education.

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ELC URGES NJ SENATE PRESIDENT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO HS EXIT TEST LAW

Published on: January 24, 2019

The letter raises objections to the process for Senate consideration of the bill and the content of the bill, which revises provisions of the law concerning the graduation proficiency test.

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SHARPLY DIVIDED FLORIDA SUPREME COURT RULES BROAD SCHOOL FUNDING CLAIM NOT JUSTICIABLE

Published on: January 14, 2019

A sharply divided Florida Supreme Court recently rejected a broad challenge to the State's failure to fulfill its obligations under the state constitution's education article.

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A PRO-PUBLIC EDUCATION AGENDA FOR THE NJ LEGISLATURE IN 2019

Published on: January 10, 2019

NJ Legislators have the opportunity to advance bold reforms to strengthen the state's public education system. Here's a short list of progressive priorities for 2019.

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EDUCATION RIGHTS CASES TO WATCH IN 2019

Published on: January 10, 2019

In 2018, new cases were filed and pending cases advanced in numerous courts to remedy state education failures. Here are some important cases ELC is watching in 2019.

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APPELLATE COURT STRIKES DOWN NEW JERSEY'S GRADUATION TEST RULES

Published on: January 2, 2019

A New Jersey appellate court has struck down the State's high school graduation test rules.

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ELC TO NJ GOVERNOR: DON'T DIVERT MORE PUBLIC FUNDS TO PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Published on: December 19, 2018

ELC is urging Governor Phil Murphy to veto legislation increasing the public funds that New Jersey diverts to private schools.

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