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COURT AGREEMENT PROVIDES NEW JERSEY JUNIORS AND SENIORS WITH CLEAR PATHWAYS TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

Published on: February 15, 2019

A Court-approved agreement reached today with the NJDOE will provide clear pathways to graduation for all current high school juniors and seniors.

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ELC URGES NJ SENATE PRESIDENT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO HS EXIT TEST LAW

Published on: January 24, 2019

The letter raises objections to the process for Senate consideration of the bill and the content of the bill, which revises provisions of the law concerning the graduation proficiency test.

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APPELLATE COURT STRIKES DOWN NEW JERSEY'S GRADUATION TEST RULES

Published on: January 2, 2019

A New Jersey appellate court has struck down the State's high school graduation test rules.

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NJDOE URGED TO RESCIND CHRISTIE-ERA GRADUATION RULES

Published on: April 11, 2018

ELC and ACLU-NJ are urging the NJDOE to withdraw the high school graduation policies illegally imposed by the Christie Administration in 2016.

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2017 DATA SHOWS URGENT NEED TO CHANGE GRADUATION RULES

Published on: February 22, 2018

Recently released data provides stark evidence of how many students may be at risk of not graduating from high school if new testing requirements aren't changed.

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NJDOE DELAYS RELEASE OF 2017 GRADUATION PATHWAY DATA

Published on: December 19, 2017

The NJDOE is delaying release of high school graduation pathway data for the class of 2017, although school districts were required to submit the data to the Department in late October. 

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LATEST PARCC RESULTS CONFIRM NEED TO REJECT NEW GRADUATION RULES

Published on: August 8, 2017

Recently released statewide results from the 2017 PARCC exams showed modest gains, but if new graduation regulations remain in effect, thousands of students could be at risk of not graduating.

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ASSEMBLY REJECTS RULES REQUIRING PARCC FOR GRADUATION

Published on: March 24, 2017

The NJ State Assembly recently voted to reject state regulations that make passing the controversial PARCC exams a requirement for high school graduation.

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