During the 2013-14 school year, 24,504 students experienced homelessness in Pennsylvania, setting an all-time high for the state.
Our work in this area includes fighting against unfair residency rules that impact children experiencing homelessness and those in foster care, refusals to fully include children with disabilities, the failure to address language barriers affecting immigrant students and English learners, bias against LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming students, and the denial of education to children in residential placements. With the rapidly changing nature of public education taking place today, ELC’s vigilance in protecting children against illegal barriers is more critical than ever.
Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place over digital devices including computers, cell phones, and tablets. The same rules that require...Read More
Education Law Center attorneys presented testimony to Pennsylvania’s Joint State Government Commission on Aug. 17, 2023, with recommendations about Act...Read More