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ABBOTT DISTRICTS ASK COURT TO REJECT GOVERNOR'S BUDGET DOCUMENT SEVERE EFFECTS ON NEEDIEST STUDENTS

Published on: April 28, 2006

Twenty-three high poverty, high minority urban school districts are seeking to intervene before the Supreme Court to oppose Governor Jon Corzine’s proposed budget cuts in their schools.

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BROAD COALITION URGES COURT TO REMAIN COMMITTED TO ABBOTT SCHOOL CHILDREN

Published on: April 28, 2006

An allied group of public education stakeholders has filed an amicus brief asking the New Jersey Supreme Court to reject the Governor's proposal to severely restrict the funding needed to address the educational disadvantages caused by poverty in the State's urban school districts.

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SCHOOL CHILDREN MOVE TO BLOCK GOVERNOR'S CUTS

Published on: April 24, 2006

NJ's urban school children are asking the Supreme Court to reject Governor Jon Corzine’s request to make substantial cuts in education programs and staff in the State’s high poverty, high minority urban schools.

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GOVERNOR SUES TO CUT EDUCATION FOR POOR STUDENTS

Published on: April 10, 2006

Governor Jon Corzine has filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court, asking the Court for permission to make substantial cuts in programs, staff and services in schools serving New Jersey’s poorest students.

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ELC PRESSES FOR SCHOOL AID INCREASE

Published on: March 29, 2006

In testimony before the Assembly Budget Committee, ELC is urging legislators to reject Governor Jon Corzine’s proposed school aid freeze and, instead, to increase school funding for all school districts.

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GOVERNOR’S BUDGET WILL CAUSE DEEP CUTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS POOR, MINORITY CHILDREN HARD HIT

Published on: March 24, 2006

Tell Legislators to Reject Governor’s School Budget.

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STATE BOARD REFUSES TO PROVIDE ABBOTT REMEDIES TO RURAL DISTRICTS - DISTRICTS TO FILE APPEAL

Published on: January 8, 2006

The NJ State Board of Education has ruled that students in 16 rural districts are not receiving a "thorough and efficient" education under the state school funding law, known as the Comprehensive Education and Improvement Financing Act (CEIFA).

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NEW JERSEY CONTINUES TO LEAD IN SCHOOL FUNDING EQUITY

Published on: January 7, 2006

For the second year in a row, New Jersey has been identified as a national leader in providing equitable school funding for poor and minority students in a report issued by the Washington, DC-based Education Trust.

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