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This profile was last updated on 6/9/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Senior Attorney

Phone: (203) ***-****  
Email: w***@***.org
Local Address: , Connecticut, United States
Education Law Center
60 Park Place Suite 300
Newark , New Jersey 07102
United States

Company Description: ELC focuses on improving public education for disadvantaged children, and children with disabilities and other special needs. ELC uses a wide variety of strategies,...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Senior Attorney, CFE Project
    Education Law Center
  • Advocate
    Education Law Center
  • Columnist
    Hearst Connecticut Media Group
  • President
    Stamford Parent Teacher Council
  • Senior Attorney
    Campaign
  • Lawyer
    Campaign
  • Staff Attorney
    Campaign
  • Senior Attorney
    CFE
  • ELC Senior Attorney
    CFE
  • Staff Attorney
    CFE
  • Co-President
    Parent Teacher Council
  • Vice President
    Parent Teacher Council

Education

  • J.D.
    New York University
  • B.A.
    Cornell University
162 Total References
Web References
"This bill raises significant ...
www.aqeny.org, 9 June 2015 [cached]
"This bill raises significant constitutional concerns especially because the evidence appears to show that the effect of the tax credit will be to largely subsidize religious education," said Wendy Lecker, Senior Attorney with the Education Law Center.
Education Law Center | Board & Staff
www.edlawcenter.org, 30 May 2015 [cached]
Wendy Lecker, Esq. Senior Attorney
Wendy Lecker oversees ELC's work in New York. Read More
Wendy was a staff attorney at the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE) in New York. She has also worked as a consultant in education finance and policy for The Rural School and Community Trust and Connecticut Voices for Children. She is currently an education columnist for Hearst Connecticut Media Group. Before joining CFE, Wendy was a staff attorney at both the Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division, in the Bronx, and at My Sister's Place, a domestic violence agency in White Plains. She also served as the Assistant Legal Director and House Counsel for the American Jewish Committee. Wendy has a B.A. from Cornell University and a J.D. from New York University. She is the former president of the Stamford Parent Teacher Council.
Category:Education Reform Archives - Wait What?
jonathanpelto.com, 11 June 2014 [cached]
Education Advocate Wendy Lecker has another column out and it is once again in the "MUST READ" category.
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Here is Wendy Lecker's latest MUST READ commentary piece, which first appeared in the Stamford Advocate.
Failure as a model for Connecticut (By Wendy Lecker)
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Common Core jeopardizes foundation of learning (By Wendy Lecker)
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Fellow Connecticut educate advocate Wendy Lecker has been one of the most powerful and important voices on behalf of public education and against the corporate education reform industry's unending assault of public school teachers, public schools and the rights of students and parents. While many policymakers, education administrators and even the organizations responsible for protecting and promoting public education have turned a blind eye or engaged in the politics of appeasement, Wendy Lecker has continued to speak the truth and promote the notion that a just society strengthens not undermines its commitment to a comprehensive public education system.
In her latest piece entitled, Core jeopardizes foundation of learning, and initially published in the Stamford Advocate, Wendy Lecker takes down the claim that the "Common Core" is the "Solution" to the challenges facing the nation's public schools.
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Core jeopardizes foundation of learning (By Wendy Lecker)
Wendy Lecker: The truth about ...
m.stamfordadvocate.com, 20 Mar 2015 [cached]
Wendy Lecker: The truth about the SBACs
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Wendy Lecker is a columnist for Hearst Connecticut Media Group and is senior attorney at the Education Law Center.
RELEASE: NY SCHOOL REVENUE CAP ADDS TO FUNDING INEQUITIES - Alliance for Quality Education of New York
www.aqeny.org, 2 Oct 2013 [cached]
"At the same time that school aid has been cut, the 2% restriction prevents school districts from raising their own aid through their tax base in order to mitigate some of the damage of state aid cuts," said Wendy Lecker, Senior Attorney at the Campaign for Fiscal Equity, a project of Education Law Center, and co-counsel on the amicus brief.
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