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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.

ELC Asks NJDOE to Release AHSA Data

Published on: April 14, 2010

Education Law Center has asked the Department and the State Board of Education to release full results of the new assessment so the public will know how many students may not graduate.

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RETURN OF THE VOUCHER BILL

Published on: April 12, 2010

New Jersey voucher supporters have unveiled the latest version of legislation to divert $360 million in tax dollars to private and religious schools, at the same time the State's public school students are reeling from a massive $1 billion aid cut proposed by Governor Christopher Christie.

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THE RIGHT WAY TO COMPARE NJ EDUCATION FUNDING

Published on: March 29, 2010

How often have you heard New Jersey spends "too much" for public education? Or that our poorest school districts are the "highest spending" in the state? Or that differences in school funding between districts are unnecessary?

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ELC RELEASES TWO PRE-K POLICY BRIEFS

FOUR IN TWENTY-TEN

Published on: February 1, 2010

ELC is calling on the NJ Legislature to redouble efforts to advance the state's historic gains in education equity, identifying the four most pressing challenges of the coming year.

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ELC POSTS COURT NOTICE

Published on: February 1, 2010

The Education Law Center continues to litigate the case of Disability Rights New Jersey v. New Jersey Department of Education which seeks to ensure that students with disabilities in New Jersey are educated in the "least restrictive environment."

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GO ZEBRAS! "NEW" NEW BRUNSWICK HIGH OPENS TO COMMUNITY ACCLAIM

Published on: December 22, 2009

The "new" New Brunswick High School officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on December 15, and tours of the new facility for hundreds of students, family members and community residents throughout the week.

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ABBOTT PRE-K HAILED AS NATIONAL MODEL BY NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION

Published on: December 15, 2009

The New America Foundation recently released a report, "Education Reform Starts Early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd Reform," in which New Jersey is touted as a "national leader in early education."

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