School Library Hearing – Aug. 22, 2012

Students, educators, advocates, and researchers testified to Pennsylvania House Education Committee Members on Aug. 22 about the importance of school libraries for student achievement. Members of the committee also heard testimony on the results of a 2011 study by the State Board of Education assessing Pennsylvania’s public school libraries.

Pa. Group Alleges Discrimination in Alternative-School Placements

August 7, 2013 – by Christina Samuels –

The Pennsylvania-based Education Law Center filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice today, saying that young people with disabilities and black students are being placed in alternative schools far out of proportion to their representation in the school population.

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