Resources & Publications

The Education Law Center interacts every day with families throughout Pennsylvania asking how to protect the rights of their children to receive an opportunity to learn and succeed in school. We focus our efforts on helping to improve educational opportunities for children facing the greatest barriers in school — students with disabilities, learning English, living in poverty, or in the foster care or juvenile justice systems. Our legal and policy resources are designed help families, school officials, policymakers, media members, and others understand education laws and policies in Pennsylvania.

Current Law & Policy

ELC provides legal and policy resources to help families and school officials understand the rules and regulations of current education law.

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Analysis & Research

ELC regularly provides parents, policymakers, school officials, media members, and others reliable, understandable analysis and research on education laws and policies in Pennsylvania.

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Fact Sheets

ELC’s publications provide a general idea of the law. However, each situation is different. If questions remain about how the law applies to a particular situation, contact us for a referral or contact an attorney of your choice.

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ELC conducts legal and policy trainings and information-sharing sessions for advocates, attorneys, public officials, social service providers, and others. To learn more about our trainings contact

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Professional Toolkits

ELC provides professional toolkits that help attorneys, advocates, and others navigate education laws and policies at state and federal level.

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