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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.

UPDATED, INTERACTIVE NJ SCHOOL FUNDING DATA NOW ON ELC WEBSITE

Published on: October 24, 2018

Updated data tracking the implementation of NJ's weighted student funding formula enacted in the SFRA, and covering the period from 2008-09 through the current school year, is now available.

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ABBOTT PRESCHOOL AT 20: CELEBRATING THE NATION’S FIRST COURT ORDERED, HIGH QUALITY EARLY EDUCATION PROGRAM

Published on: October 22, 2018

The highlights of the March conference, "Abbott Preschool at 20: Building on Success," are available in the most recent edition of "Policy Notes: News from the ETS Policy Information Center."

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ELC CALLS FOR IMPROVEMENT IN NJ’S ANTI-BULLYING EFFORTS

Published on: October 22, 2018

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While NJ is a model for the nation in some crucial areas, improvements are still needed.

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ELC SUES OVER FAILURE TO REGULATE INTERNET-BASED SERVICES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Published on: October 17, 2018

ELC has filed a lawsuit challenging the NJDOE's failure to regulate school district use of the internet to deliver essential services to students with disabilities.

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ELC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DAVID SCIARRA RECEIVES HOLLENBECK AWARD FROM NJ COMMISSION ON PROFESSIONALISM IN THE LAW

Published on: October 10, 2018

ELC Executive Director David G. Sciarra has been honored with the Charles J. Hollenbeck Award for an attorney who has served the legal profession with "diligence, competence and dedication."

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CHARTER BACKERS LOSE IN CONNECTICUT FEDERAL COURT

Published on: October 8, 2018

California-based Students Matter has lost it's Connecticut lawsuit seeking a federal constitutional right to attend a charter school.

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LEANDRO COURT PROCESS UNDERWAY TO REMEDY NORTH CAROLINA'S INADEQUATE SCHOOL FUNDING

Published on: September 28, 2018

After years of stalled progress, a process is now underway in North Carolina aimed at moving the State to fulfill its constitutional duty to adequately fund public education.

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ARIZONA: JUST SAY NO TO UNLIMITED SCHOOL VOUCHERS!

Published on: September 27, 2018

Arizona voters have the opportunity to show their state's lawmakers - and the entire nation - that they support their public schools by voting NO on Proposition 305.

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