“I think by far the most important bill in our whole code is that for the diffusion of knowledge among the people. No other sure foundation can be devised for the preservation of freedom and happiness…establish and improve the law for educating the common people." Thomas Jefferson
THE ELC’S MISSION
To promote the public good and support educational improvement, the Education Law Consortium (ELC) provides non-partisan information and scholarly analyses of significant state, regional, national, and inter-national education law and policy issues. The ELC brings together a multi-disciplinary assemblage of leading scholars, policy analysts, and practitioners to cooperate in the production and dissemination of world-class research and analyses of significant education law and policy issues.
To achieve this mission the ELC provides services including:
ELC Lectures and Seminars
ELC Blog and Updates
ELC Law and Policy Briefs
To learn more about ELC Services visit the ELC Services page
Professors John Dayton and Anne Dupre are Co-Directors of the ELC, and they are joined by other lawyers and research associates in the pro bono work of the ELC. To learn more about ELC Personnel visit the About Us page
* The ELC is a non-partisan pro-bono organization. Please contact either Professor Dayton or Professor Dupre if you are interested in supporting the work of the ELC. Please note that those associated with the ELC, while trained in law, do not offer legal counsel, either on this web site or otherwise. Legal advice may only be provided by a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdication.
The ELC is a non-partisan, non-profit association and all personnel are unpaid volunteers engaged in pro bono services. All other ELC costs are covered by private donations. To help support the public interest work of the ELC please contact John Dayton at firstname.lastname@example.org