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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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New Jersey Leading the Nation in School Funding Equity

Published on: October 11, 2004

New Jersey is a national leader in providing equitable school funding for poor and minority students, according a report issued by the Washington, DC-based Education Trust.

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ELC SEEKS ACCOUNTING FOR ABBOTT MANAGEMENT FUNDS

Published on: July 23, 2004

Education Law Center has asked NJ Commissioner of Education William Librera to publicly account for the $14 million in Abbott funds spent by the Department of Education last year to manage and supervise implementation of the Abbott rulings.

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SALEM CITY BECOMES 31st ABBOTT DISTRICT

Published on: July 2, 2004

On June 30th, Governor McGreevey signed a bill designating the Salem City public schools as the 31st Abbott district.

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HUGE WIN FOR ABBOTT SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS!

Published on: June 25, 2004

The Abbott districts have reached settlements with the NJ Department of Education over the districts’ 2004-05 budgets, approving over $500 million in Abbott funding for K-12 supplemental programs in the coming school year.

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DISTRICTS AND ELC CHALLENGE ABBOTT RULES IN NJ SUPREME COURT

Published on: June 14, 2004

A group of Abbott districts and Education Law Center have filed an emergency motion asking the NJ Supreme Court to invalidate the Abbott regulations adopted by Education Commissioner William Librera on May 25, 2004.

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