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STUDY FINDS 40% OF ALTERNATIVE TEST STUDENTS GO ON TO COLLEGE

Published on: April 20, 2010

Joint Press Release From the Institute on Education Law and Policy at Rutgers, Education Law Center, the CUNY Graduate Center and Newark's Project GRAD.

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AHSA RESULTS PUT JUNE GRADUATION AT RISK FOR THOUSANDS

Published on: April 15, 2010

In an April 13 letter Education Law Center asked Commissioner Bret Schundler to set aside the results of last January's Alternate High School Assessment (AHSA) after preliminary reports showed high failure rates that threaten June graduation prospects for thousands of seniors.

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ELC Asks NJDOE to Release AHSA Data

Published on: April 14, 2010

Education Law Center has asked the Department and the State Board of Education to release full results of the new assessment so the public will know how many students may not graduate.

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URBAN SUPERINTENDENTS SEEK CHANGES IN NEW SRA GUIDELINES

Published on: October 22, 2009

New Jersey’s Urban School Superintendents have asked the Department of Education (NJDOE) to revise new guidelines for the Special Review Assessment (SRA) for the 2009-10 school year.

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URBAN YOUTH RESEARCHERS REPORT ON NEW GRADUATION STANDARDS

Published on: August 25, 2009

On Aug. 22, the Urban Youth Research Initiative, including teams of youth researchers from Newark, Paterson, and Jersey City, released the findings of a statewide survey on New Jersey’s new high school graduation requirements.

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ED ADVOCATES CHALLENGE NJDOE ON SECONDARY REFORM COSTS

Published on: July 11, 2009

Despite deepening state and local budget crises, the NJ State Board of Education is set to mandate tougher high school graduation standards and new exit exams that will affect every school district in the state.

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SUPPORT FOR URBAN SCHOOLS MISSING FROM NJDOE SECONDARY PROPOSALS

Published on: April 16, 2009

The following testimony was presented to the State Board of Education on April 15 by Stan Karp, Director of ELC’s Secondary Reform Project.

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HIGH SCHOOL REDESIGN EFFORT NEEDS NEW DIRECTION

Published on: September 23, 2008

At the September 17 meeting of the New Jersey State Board of Education, Commissioner of Education Lucille Davy presented plans for "secondary school transformation.

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