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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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FUNDING BOOST RECOMMENDED FOR NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS

Published on: December 2, 2004

A Court-appointed panel of special masters in the Campaign for Fiscal Equity school finance case has recommended that the State of New York increase funding to improve education programs for 1.2 million New York City students, and to upgrade facilities.

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NJDOE PULLS CHANGES TO ABBOTT ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES

Published on: November 17, 2004

State Education Commissioner William Librera has decided to withdraw his proposal to the NJ Supreme Court to change the Abbott X requirements for providing assistance to low performing elementary schools.

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ELC, ED GROUPS, WARN TASK FORCE TO STAY AWAY FROM "T AND E"

Published on: November 2, 2004

Education Law Center and several major NJ education organizations warned the Property Tax Convention Task Force to stay away from the State's constitutional guarantee of a thorough and efficient education.

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