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Senior Attorney, CFE Project

Phone: (973) ***-****  HQ Phone
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 for the Campaign for Fiscal Equity Project
    Education Law Center
  • Lawyer
    Education Law Center
  • Columnist
    Hearst Connecticut Media Group
  • President
    Stamford Parent Teacher Council
  • Staff Attorney
    Campaign
  • Senior Attorney
    Campaign
  • Lawyer
    Campaign
  • Staff Attorney
    CFE Project
  • Lawyer
    CFE Project
  • ELC Senior Attorney
    CFE Project
  • Co-President
    Parent Teacher Council
  • Vice President
    Parent Teacher Council
  • Assistant Legal Director and House Counsel
    American Jewish Committee

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    PAA-CT

Education

  • J.D.
    New York University
  • B.A.
    Cornell University
90 Total References
Web References
Lecker: Opting out, parents ...
www.stamfordadvocate.com, 24 Jan 2014 [cached]
Lecker: Opting out, parents answer to a higher authority
...
Wendy Lecker is a columnist for Hearst Connecticut Media Group and is senior attorney for the Campaign for Fiscal Equity project at the Education Law Center.
Education Law Center | Board & Staff
www.edlawcenter.org, 26 Nov 2013 [cached]
Wendy Lecker, Esq. Senior Attorney, CFE Project
Wendy Lecker oversees the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE), a project of ELC. Read More
Wendy was a staff attorney at 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.
CSEA Local 426 - What's New
www.local426.org, 5 Sept 2010 [cached]
Wendy Lecker, a lawyer with the Education Law Center in charge of the CFE program, said lawmakers "wanted to balance the state budget on the backs of school children" and shifted billions of dollars from education while approving a cap in property tax growth that has affected "the poorer districts much more heavily than affluent districts."
This excellent piece on school funding ...
parentsacrossamerica.org, 29 Nov 2012 [cached]
This excellent piece on school funding was co-written by PAA-CT founder Wendy Lecker and reposted on the Washington Post Answer Sheet blog. Here's a quote:
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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