Prison Pipeline Feat. Law/Policy

ELC Files Complaint Challenging Lack of Education at Allegheny County Jail

December 21, 2023 – A state administrative complaint filed today by the Education Law Center claims that school-age youths with disabilities at the Allegheny County Jail (ACJ) are not receiving a free appropriate public education in contravention of their rights. Allegheny County Jail serves approximately 2,000 individuals each day who are awaiting adjudication of charges…