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STATE BOARD URGED TO DEVELOP VIABLE PLAN TO INTEGRATE DWIGHT MORROW HIGH SCHOOL

Published on: January 31, 2006

Education Law Center and the NJ Conference of NAACP has issued a strong critique of the November 16th Englewood Report released by the Commissioner of Education in the ongoing school desegregation litigation.

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ELC ISSUES ADVISORY ON WHOLE SCHOOL REFORM

Published on: November 22, 2004

Abbott elementary schools must continue implementing whole school reform (WSR) in 2004-05 in accordance with the directives in the NJ Supreme Court’s Abbott X order, according to an advisory issued by ELC to Abbott districts and NJ education organizations.

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COURT AGAIN RULES STATE MUST REMEDY SCHOOL SEGREGATION

Published on: August 25, 2004

The State Supreme Court has reaffirmed New Jersey’s prohibition on school segregation, ruling that "racial imbalance resulting from de facto segregation...is inimical" to the NJ constitutional guarantee of a thorough and efficient education.

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KEY LEGISLATOR CALLS FOR REVISIONS TO ABBOTT RULES

Published on: July 19, 2004

Assembly Education Committee Chair Craig Stanley is urging NJ Education Commissioner William Librera to reconvene the Abbott Rulemaking Committee before adopting Abbott rules for the 2004-05 school year.

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BROWN, ABBOTT AND NJ'S SEGREGATED PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Published on: May 21, 2004

The 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board ruling ending legal segregation in public schools puts the spotlight on a troubling reality: New Jersey’s K-12 public schools remain among the most segregated in the nation.

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