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STUDENTS BRING SCHOOL FUNDING NEEDS TO NJ HIGH COURT

Published on: June 8, 2010

On June 8, 2010, New Jersey public school children requested that the NJ Supreme Court enforce its May 2009 Abbott decision upholding the State's funding formula, the School Funding Reform Act of 2008, or SFRA.

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MR. CHRISTIE GOES TO WASHINGTON PUSHING EVEN MORE CUTS TO NJ PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Published on: May 3, 2010

Today, Governor Christopher Christie will give the keynote address at a Washington, D.C. summit of groups promoting private school vouchers.

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START THE RACE!

Published on: April 15, 2010

Though New Jersey did not receive funding in Phase I of the federal Race to the Top (RTTT) grant competition, taking part in the process proved to be useful for the State's chances in Phase II. Though New Jersey did not receive funding in Phase I of the federal Race to the Top (RTTT) grant competition, taking part in the process proved to be useful for the State's chances in Phase II.

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THE RIGHT WAY TO COMPARE NJ EDUCATION FUNDING

Published on: March 29, 2010

How often have you heard New Jersey spends "too much" for public education? Or that our poorest school districts are the "highest spending" in the state? Or that differences in school funding between districts are unnecessary?

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FOUR IN TWENTY-TEN

Published on: February 1, 2010

ELC is calling on the NJ Legislature to redouble efforts to advance the state's historic gains in education equity, identifying the four most pressing challenges of the coming year.

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TIME TO RESTORE, EXPAND, ABBOTT REFORMS

Published on: October 15, 2009

More data has been released confirming gains in achievement by New Jersey’s low income, Black and Latino students and a narrowing of the gap with affluent and White students.

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MORE EVIDENCE LINKING ABBOTT FUNDING TO IMPROVED STUDENT OUTCOMES

Published on: July 2, 2009

Another research study has linked the additional funding provided to New Jersey’s 31 urban school districts under the landmark Abbott v. Burke school funding case to improved student outcomes.

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Tractenberg on New Abbott Ruling

Published on: June 7, 2009

This opinion piece by Paul Tractenberg appeared in The Record on Sunday, June 7, 2009.

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