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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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STATE BUDGET PROVIDES ONLY HALF OF PARITY FUNDING

Published on: March 24, 2004

Education Law Center’s analysis of the Governor’s proposed FY05 State Budget shows that suburban school districts are projected to increase spending by 6% in the upcoming 04-05 school year.

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"REVERSE ROBIN HOOD" FUNDING SCHEME CHALLENGED

Published on: March 18, 2004

By Tom Jannarone, Consultant for Urban Affairs to the New Jersey Association of School Administrators and the Urban Schools Superintendents of New Jersey

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SUPREME COURT RESCINDS NJDOE CUTS TO ABBOTT BUDGETS

Published on: March 18, 2004

In an order issued March 18th, the NJ Supreme Court has directed the NJ Department of Education to immediately restore an estimated $78 to $100 million in programs and positions to the Abbott districts 2003-04 budgets.

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SUPREME COURT FAST TRACKS DECISION ON ABBOTT BUDGETS

Published on: February 4, 2004

The Supreme Court has directed the Appellate Court to quickly decide whether the DOE violated a July 2003 order when it refused to restore millions in previously approved K-12 supplemental programs to the Abbott districts' final 2003-04 budgets.

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ABBOTT DISTRICTS WIN! NJDOE ORDERED TO RESTORE $124 MILLION FOR K-12 SUPPLEMENTAL PROGRAMS

Published on: January 25, 2004

In a unanimous decision, a three-judge Appeals Court has ruled the NJ Department of Education had no authority to remove $124 million in previously approved K-12 supplemental programs from Abbott districts' current (2003-04) budgets.

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DISTRICTS PRESS APPEAL FOR ABBOTT K-12 SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDS

Published on: January 14, 2004

On January 13th, twenty-one Abbott school districts pressed their case to restore over $150 million in K–12 supplemental funds to their budgets for the current (2003-04) school year.

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New Indicators Initiative to Track Abbott Progress

Published on: December 10, 2003

The Abbott rulings contain an unprecedented remedy to improve education in New Jersey's high-poverty urban communities.

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