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Thorough and Efficient? A video short on Pennsylvania’s School Funding Lawsuit

The Education Law Center of Pennsylvania and the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia filed suit in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on November 10, 2014 on behalf of six school districts, seven parents, and two statewide associations against legislative leaders, state education officials, and the Governor for failing to uphold the General Assembly’s constitutional obligation to…

Sheila Armstrong – Parent, Petitioner

The Education Law Center of Pennsylvania and the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia filed suit in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on November 10, 2014 on behalf of six school districts, seven parents, and two statewide associations against legislative leaders, state education officials, and the Governor for failing to uphold the General Assembly’s constitutional obligation to…

Joe Bruni – William Penn School District Superintendent, Petitioner

The Education Law Center of Pennsylvania and the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia filed suit in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on November 10, 2014 on behalf of six school districts, seven parents, and two statewide associations against legislative leaders, state education officials, and the Governor for failing to uphold the General Assembly’s constitutional obligation to…

Joe Bard – Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, Petitioner

The Education Law Center of Pennsylvania and the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia filed suit in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on November 10, 2014 on behalf of six school districts, seven parents, and two statewide associations against legislative leaders, state education officials, and the Governor for failing to uphold the General Assembly’s constitutional obligation to…

Joan Duvall-Flynn, NAACP – Pennsylvania State Conference, Petitioner

The Education Law Center of Pennsylvania and the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia filed suit in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on November 10, 2014 on behalf of six school districts, seven parents, and two statewide associations against legislative leaders, state education officials, and the Governor for failing to uphold the General Assembly’s constitutional obligation to…

Hear Me: turning up the volume on kids’ voices

Hear Me amplifies kids’ voices using media and technology to create a world where they are heard, acknowledged and understood, giving them the power to inspire social change. ELC worked with Hear Me on a school safety project in the Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Education for Kids in Care: What Judges and Attorneys Need to Know

On December 16, Juvenile Law Center and Education Law Center-PA hosted a webinar to provide information on how to protect and advance the education rights of your clients through effective courtroom practices. This webinar is targeted to family court judges, attorneys, court staff, and other child-serving professionals.

ELC 2013 Annual Event slideshow

Photos from the Education Law Center’s 2013 Annual Event, featuring renowned civil rights attorney Morris Dees and honoring education advocates Barbara Minzenberg and members of the Philadelphia Student Union. Photography by Peter Tobia.

Back to School: A Guide to Enrolling Students Experiencing Homelessness

A guide to the enrollment rights of students who are homeless.  These students have special rights under a federal law called the McKinney-Vento Act.

Back to School: Know Your Enrollment Rights

A basic guide to enrolling a child in a Pennsylvania public school, presented by the Education Law Center.