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EDUCATION LAW CENTER LAUNCHES NATIONAL INITIATIVE
Published on: January 15, 2008
Education Law Center (ELC) today launched a new, expanded national initiative on behalf of public school children – Education Justice – as announced by ELC Executive Director David Sciarra. Education Justice (EdJustice) at ELC will support advocates, policymakers, attorneys and others, in states across the nation, who are working to strengthen and improve public schools, especially those schools serving low-income and minority students.
ELC SUPPORTS PLAN TO RETAIN ALTERNATIVE GRADUATION ASSESSMENT
Published on: January 9, 2008
Appellate Court Orders State To Make Public Alternative School Funding Formulas
Published on: December 11, 2007
he New Jersey Appellate Court today ordered NJDOE to release to the public a 2003 memo containing alternative formulas for funding New Jersey’s public schools.
NEW STUDY SETS COST OF HIGH QUALITY PRESCHOOL AT $12,276 PER-PUPIL
Published on: December 10, 2007
Education Law Center today announced the release of a new study of the cost of providing high quality preschool in New Jersey.
ELC Testifies In Favor Of Bill Which Places Burden On School Districts In Special Education Cases
NEW STUDY DISCREDITS NJDOE’S 2003 EDUCATION COSTS
Published on: November 29, 2007
The school finance consultant used by the Department of Education in 2003 to assist in costing out an adequate education in NJ just completed a similar cost study for Pennsylvania, and the results again call into serious question the cost determinations reached in the NJ study.