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ELC CALLS FOR MAJOR OVERHAUL OF STATE TAKEOVER LAW

Published on: March 23, 2014

In testimony before the Senate Education Committee, ELC raises significant concerns about implementation of NJ’s school district monitoring system, QSAC, as it applies to Newark, Jersey City, Paterson and Camden.

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GOVERNOR CHRISTIE WANTS LONGER SCHOOL DAY AND YEAR AMID MASSIVE UNDERFUNDING OF NJ PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Published on: January 14, 2014

Governor Christie proposes to lengthen the school year and school day, but the proposal comes against the backdrop of a substantial and growing shortfall in state school aid caused by his staunch refusal to increase funding under the SFRA.

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EDUCATION LAW CENTER WELCOMES SKADDEN FELLOW

Published on: December 18, 2013

The Skadden Arps law firm has awarded recent law school graduate Jessica Levin a prestigious Skadden fellowship at Education Law Center from 2014 through 2016.

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NJ LEGISLATURE SIGNALS READINESS TO MOVE ON FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN

Published on: November 25, 2013

NJ legislators have signaled their support for the state's youngest learners by passing a bill to “establish a task force to study issues related to the establishment of full-day kindergarten.”

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ELC STAFF IN THE NEWS

Published on: November 18, 2013

In recent weeks, ELC attorneys have had the opportunity to weigh in on education policy issues covered by a variety of media outlets.

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2013 NAEP: New Jersey Solidifies Top State Ranking

Published on: November 7, 2013

The 2013 results for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) have been released, and New Jersey once again stands as a top performer among participating states.

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NEW JERSEY ATTORNEYS NEEDED TO REPRESENT STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Published on: November 4, 2013

ELC is sponsoring a full-day training for lawyers interested in volunteering their time to advocate on behalf of students deprived of their right to special education services.

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ELC RECEIVES ADVOCACY AWARD FROM NAACP BRANCH

Published on: October 28, 2013

On October 26, ELC was presented with the Education Advocacy Award by the New Brunswick Area Branch of the NAACP during the organization’s 40th Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon.

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