ARCHIVE FOR JUNE 2005
INSTITUTE LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT ON EDUCATION FUNDING (6/03/05)
Former Governor Jim Florio and former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Gary Stein were among those who addressed a group of about 30 experts in education law, school finance and state tax policy at Rutgers Law School in Newark Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4, at a meeting convened by the Institute on Education Law and Policy. The meeting launched a new project entitled “Setting the Stage for Informed, Objective Deliberation on Property Tax Reform.” Participants received the background paper prepared by the Institute for the meeting, “What We Know, and What We Need to Know, About Education Funding and Taxes.”
ELC SUES NJDOE ALLEGING FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ABBOTT (6/16/05)
June 16, 2005
The Education Law Center has sued the NJ Department of Education over its failure to comply with its own regulations requiring the agency to have a plan for managing the Abbott programs and reforms. The suit, filed in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Mercer County, seeks an order requiring NJDOE to have the management plan ready before September, and to obtain input from parents, administrators and other stakeholders before finalizing the plan. For more information click here.