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THE RIGHT WAY TO COMPARE NJ EDUCATION FUNDING -- 2010-11

Published on: May 5, 2011

In a school year marked by drastic cuts in state aid, NJ's poorest districts saw the largest decline in per pupil funding.

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Supreme Court Accelerates School Funding Case

Published on: March 24, 2011

The NJ Supreme Court has issued an order accelerating the schedule for the Justices' consideration of the constitutionality of the school aid cuts in 2010-11.

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SPECIAL MASTER FINDS THAT STATE AID CUTS UNDERMINE "T&E"

Published on: March 22, 2011

The Education Law Center (ELC) issued the following statement regarding the ruling today by Judge Peter E. Doyne, the Special Master appointed by the NJ Supreme Court to conduct a remand hearing on the State's underfunding of the school aid formula in 2010-11.

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GOVERNOR'S FY12 BUDGET AGAIN GOES "OFF FORMULA," IGNORING STUDENTS' FUNDING NEEDS

Published on: March 7, 2011

For the second straight year, Governor Chris Christie's proposal for K-12 state aid ignores the legal requirements of the State's school funding formula, depriving over one-third of NJ districts of the funding necessary to deliver the Core Curriculum Content Standards to students, particularly those at risk of academic failure.

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EQUITY LEADER DAVID SCIARRA NAMED TO NATIONAL EQUITY COMMISSION

Published on: February 11, 2011

The Obama administration has announced the selection of David Sciarra, Executive Director of Education Law Center, to serve on the Equity and Excellence Commission, newly established by the U.S. Department of Education as instructed by Congress.

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Education Reform New Jersey Students Need

Published on: February 8, 2011

Despite difficult financial times, New Jersey continues to be at the top of the nation in education quality and performance.

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NEW JERSEY GETS TOP MARKS ON NATION'S REPORT CARD

Published on: January 11, 2011

New Jersey continues to lead the nation in education quality and performance according to the annual 50-state survey released today by Education Week.

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FOLLOW NEW JERSEY: CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS OFFER BLUEPRINT FOR REAL REFORM

Published on: July 28, 2010

New Jersey figures prominently in a new, comprehensive blueprint for reform released by a number of leading civil rights organizations designed to ensure all public school students have the opportunity to achieve high academic standards.

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