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JUSTICE GARY STEIN JOINS ELC BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Published on: October 29, 2015

The trustees and staff of ELC welcome retired NJ Supreme Court Justice Gary Stein, who served with distinction on NJ’s highest court from January 1985 to September 2002, to the ELC Board of Trustees.

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NEWARK’S NEXT STEPS TO LOCAL CONTROL

Published on: August 13, 2015

With recently released QSAC scores in hand, Newark stakeholders can keep the momentum going to return the school district to local control.

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FEDS FIND NEW JERSEY VIOLATED ESEA WAIVER BY NOT HELPING NEWARK SCHOOLS

Published on: June 23, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education has found the NJDOE failed to comply with requirements of its ESEA waiver by not intervening to improve 28 low performing schools in Newark.

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ELC URGES NJDOE TO IMPROVE BILINGUAL EDUCATION RULES

Published on: June 15, 2015

ELC submitted recommendations to the State Board of Education to strengthen the requirements for timely and effective communication with parents of the 70,000 English language learners across the state.

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ENDING COMMON CORE COULD BE UNCONSTITUTIONAL

Published on: May 31, 2015

Governor Christe’s plan to replace the Common Core standards in language arts and mathematics while continuing to measure student achievement through PARCC tests implicates the connection between NJ’s curriculum standards and assessments.

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ELC DEMANDS SECRETARY DUNCAN REJECT NJ ESEA WAIVER RENEWAL

Published on: May 19, 2015

ELC calls on U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to promptly reject NJ’s application to renew its ESEA waiver until the State removes a proposed exemption from federally-mandated interventions for low performing schools in State-operated districts.

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ELC CALLS ON SECRETARY DUNCAN TO REQUIRE NJ TO INTERVENE IN NEWARK PRIORITY AND FOCUS SCHOOLS

Published on: April 14, 2015

ELC is calling on Secretary Duncan to complete his investigation of the NJDOE's failure to intervene in underperforming Newark schools as required by the State’s ESEA waiver and school turnaround and improvement regulations.

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TOP 5 ISSUES FACING NJ PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN 2015

Published on: January 5, 2015

2015 brings fresh challenges to NJ’s position as a national leader in preschool-12 public education.  ELC, drawing on decades of advocacy for NJ school children, presents our “top five” issues for public education in the coming year.

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