Help Support ELC

ELC relies on the generous contributions of individuals, corporations and foundations to support our work.

donate now

Join Our Network

Name

Org.

Email

Anti-spam

Facilities

FACILITIES CONFERENCE REVIEWS STATUS OF NJ'S SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

Published on: June 9, 2006

Progress and challenges ahead were the focus of the keynote address given by Scott Weiner, Transitional Chief Executive Officer of the Schools Construction Corporation at the School Facilities Conference at Rutgers University on June 6th attended by over 150 people.

Read More

WORK GROUP TO RECOMMEND MORE CONSTRUCTION FUNDS BY AUGUST WILL GOVERNOR CORZINE FOLLOW THROUGH?

Published on: May 17, 2006

In its second progress report, Governor Jon Corzine's Working Group announced it will finalize reforms to the school construction program by August, including a recommendation for additional funds to restart numerous school facilities projects across the state.

Read More

GOVERNOR'S WORK GROUP PROPOSES SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION REFORMS FAILS TO RECOMMEND NEW FUNDING TO RESTART STALLED PROJECTS

Published on: March 16, 2006

Governor Jon Corzine’s Work Group on School Construction released an initial report on March 15th, as required by Executive Order No. 3.

Read More

NEW COALITION TO FIGHT FOR SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION FUNDS

Published on: March 8, 2006

A new, broad-based coalition has been formed to advocate for restarting the State school construction program throughout New Jersey.

Read More

ELC CALLS ON LEGISLATURE TO FUND URGENTLY NEEDED SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Published on: February 16, 2006

Education Law Center is calling on the NJ Legislature and Governor Jon Corzine to act quickly to approve funding to restart work on over 96 stalled school construction projects in urban communities, and to provide the state share of another 35 projects in suburban districts.

Read More

HOW TO FIX SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION

Published on: February 15, 2006

More than a year ago, the state Schools Construction Corp. announced it had used up $8.6 billion to renovate and build public schools, leaving hundreds of planned projects in limbo.

Read More

CORZINE ORDERS REVIEW AND REFORM OF SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION

Published on: February 8, 2006

By Executive Order, Governor Jon Corzine has ordered a top-to-bottom review of New Jersey’s school construction program, and has appointed a Special Counsel and working group to recommend reforms to the program.

Read More

STATE SHUTS COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL PROVIDERS OUT OF FACILITIES FUNDING

Published on: September 14, 2004

State officials must move quickly to ensure that tens of thousands of children attending preschools operated by non-profit, community providers are housed in safe, appropriate classrooms, according to a report released by ELC and the Association for Children of New Jersey.

Read More