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NEW YORK CITY PARENTS TAKE FIGHT TO REDUCE CLASS SIZE TO COURT

Published on: April 16, 2018

NYC parents represented by ELC filed a lawsuit against the NY Education Commissioner to demand smaller classes in NYC public schools.

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GOVERNOR CUOMO'S BUDGET AGAIN SHORTCHANGES NEW YORK STUDENTS

Published on: January 17, 2018

For the eighth consecutive year, Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing a woefully inadequate aid increase for New York public school students.

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EAST RAMAPO PARENTS CONTINUE TO PRESS FOR STATE INTERVENTION

Published on: January 9, 2018

East Ramapo public school parents have filed a brief in the NY appeals court seeking State intervention to address their school board's gross mismanagement of school funding, budget and resources.

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EDUCATION LAW CENTER JOINS MAJOR NEW YORK SCHOOL FUNDING CASE

Published on: December 12, 2017

ELC has joined the legal team in NYSER v. State, a major school funding lawsuit pending in the Supreme Court of New York County.

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IN SMALL CITIES FUNDING CASE NY APPELLATE DIVISION COURT UPHOLDS CAMPAIGN FOR FISCAL EQUITY

Published on: October 26, 2017

The Appeals Court unanimously reversed the trial judge's ruling and ordered the trial court to examine the evidence regarding inputs, outputs, and causation.

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ORAL ARGUMENT SET FOR APPEAL IN “SMALL CITIES” SCHOOL FUNDING CASE

Published on: August 30, 2017

Oral argument on the appeal of the trial court ruling Maisto v. State of New York will be heard by the Appellate Division, Third Department, on September 5.

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NYC PARENTS FILE COMPLAINT TO ENFORCE LAW TO REDUCE CLASS SIZE

Published on: July 6, 2017

NYC Parents, Public Advocate Letitia James, Class Size Matters, and the Alliance for Quality Education filed a petition charging the NYC DOE with failing to reduce class sizes as mandated by the Contract for Excellence Law.

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NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS HOLDS FIRM ON STUDENTS’ RIGHTS

Published on: June 27, 2017

ELC welcomes the court's ruling that allows the legal challenge to inadequate school funding to proceed to trial. 

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