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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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COMMISSIONER SECRETLY CHANGES ABBOTT RULES

Published on: May 26, 2004

NJ Education Commissioner William Librera has again revised the State's Abbott rules, this time behind closed doors.

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ELC CALLS ON COMMISSIONER TO ENSURE TIMELY BUDGET DECISIONS

Published on: May 11, 2004

ELC is urging the NJ Department of Education to issue final and complete decisions on Abbott district budgets for 04-05 by the May 28th deadline set by the NJ Supreme Court.

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DISTRICTS’ COURT WIN RESTORES OVER $90M IN SUPPLEMENTAL PROGRAMS

Published on: May 5, 2004

The Abbott districts’ successful legal challenge to NJ Department of Education FY04 budget cuts has resulted in the restoration of over $90 million in Abbott supplemental programs.

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COMMISSIONER URGED NOT TO CHANGE ABBOTT RULES

Published on: April 26, 2004

NJ Education Commissioner William Librera has announced he intends to revise the regulations governing Abbott supplemental programs, budgets and funding in May -- for the second time this school year.

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