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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 provide a “thorough and efficient” system of public education.

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School District of Lancaster settles refugee lawsuit, ending legal battle with ACLU

March 29, 2017 – LancasterOnline – by Kimberly Marselas Read More


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Lancaster School District Settlement Will Give all Future Immigrant Students Access to an Appropriate Education

LANCASTER, PA (March 28, 2017) – A nine-month legal battle over the placement of newly-arrived older immigrant students, mostly refugees, in the School District of Lancaster is ending with a comprehensive settlement.

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ELC’s monthly newsletter provides updates and analysis on how opportunities to learn are developing in Pennsylvania’s public education system, especially for vulnerable student populations. Read More