ELC_Testimony_AuditorGeneral_CharterSchools_3_7_14

! “#$%&'()*!+&,!-.*’./!! 01(2&#.231(&!4!0(”56$/71! ,,,8.2%93&8)/7! ! To: Auditor General From: David Lapp, Staff Attorney at the Education Law Center Re: Charter School Accountabiilty Date: 3-7-2014 My name is…

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ELC_Cyber_Charter_Testimony_11_15_13

…Herold, Federal Indictment Fuels Concerns About Pa. Cyber Charters, ED WEEK (August 26, 2013), available at http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2013/08/what_does_federal_indictment_m.html. http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/education/pa-cyber-connections-prompt-inquiry-648675/ http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/13/education/online-schools-score-better-on-wall-street-than-in-classrooms.html?pagewanted=all http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/13/education/online-schools-score-better-on-wall-street-than-in-classrooms.html?pagewanted=all http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pa-department-of-education-halts-payments-to-agora-cyber-charter-school-citing-fraud-and-improper-use-funds-62075452.html http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pa-department-of-education-halts-payments-to-agora-cyber-charter-school-citing-fraud-and-improper-use-funds-62075452.html http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pa-department-of-education-halts-payments-to-agora-cyber-charter-school-citing-fraud-and-improper-use-funds-62075452.html 5 Pennsylvania already leads the nation in…

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AEDY Agreement – 3 25 2019

…AEDY Program Coordinators in locations across the Commonwealth, and also made available online for access by the public. C. PDE will provide ongoing opportunities for students, Parents, and advocates to…

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Glen Mills Class Action Press Release

…abuse and intimidation and deprived of their right to an education. Instead of educating youth with significant needs, children languished in a limited, self-directed, online credit recovery program without the…

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Title IX Comments

…trends, as only 8% of all sexual assaults occur on school property.17 The Department’s proposed rules ignore the reality that sexual harassment which happens online or outside of a school…

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ELC_SchoolNurseReport_May2013

…as well as school nurses and parents of children with healthcare needs. Based on this information, we developed a brief online survey which was distributed via e-mail to the Pennsylvania…

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budget press release 2019

…poverty, children of color, children in the foster care and juvenile justice systems, children with disabilities, English learners, LGBTQ students, and children experiencing homelessness. For more information, visit elc-pa.org. https://www.elc-pa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Special-Education-Report-Online.pdf…

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Glen Mills Complaint Exhibits – FINAL

…the Glen Mills Schools in 2013. The former college football player started as a counselor in 1979. But local officials, after reading an earlier version of this story online Wednesday,…

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ELC_DOJ_AEDYComplaint_8_7_13

…of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, which is accessible online at http://penndata.hbg.psu.edu. 29 See e.g., http://penndata.hbg.psu.edu/BSEReports/Data%20Preview/2011_2012/PDF_Documents/Speced_Quick_Report_Sta http://www.elc-pa.org/AltEdTestimonyKlehr2009.doc http://penndata.hbg.psu.edu/ http://penndata.hbg.psu.edu/BSEReports/Data%20Preview/2011_2012/PDF_Documents/Speced_Quick_Report_State_Final.pdf 9 years, however, the percentage of students with disabilities sent to…

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ELC_DOJ_AEDYComplaint_8_7_13

…of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, which is accessible online at http://penndata.hbg.psu.edu. 29 See e.g., http://penndata.hbg.psu.edu/BSEReports/Data%20Preview/2011_2012/PDF_Documents/Speced_Quick_Report_Sta http://www.elc-pa.org/AltEdTestimonyKlehr2009.doc http://penndata.hbg.psu.edu/ http://penndata.hbg.psu.edu/BSEReports/Data%20Preview/2011_2012/PDF_Documents/Speced_Quick_Report_State_Final.pdf 9 years, however, the percentage of students with disabilities sent to…

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ELC_funding_SchoolNurseReport_May2013

…and parents of children with healthcare needs. Based on this information, we developed a brief online survey which was distributed via e-mail to the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and…

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CostingOut_PASpecialEd_2_6_09

…with a comprehensive review of available literature to identify education strategies that are likely to be effective. The strategies with appropriate research support were then presented, via an online simulation,…

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ELC_Translated_EarlyChildhoodGuide_2013

…Process: Inclusion – http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/http;//www.portal.state.pa.us;80/portal/server.pt/gateway/ PTARGS_0_251851_1235741_0_0_18/Inclusion%20EI%20Booklet.pdf 71. OCDEL Program List – http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/programs/7240 72. Online Childcare Search – http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/searchforprovider/childcareprovidersearch/index.htm 73. PaTTAN, “Supplementary Aids and Services (SaS) Consideration Toolkit” – http://www.pattan.net/category/Educational%20Initiatives/Inclusive%20Practices/page/ Supplementary_Aids_and_Services_SaS_Consideration_Toolkit_.html 74….

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ELC_schoolfundingreport.2013

…31.1 19.5 Missouri 55.8 29.3 14.9 Illinois 59.2 28.4 12.4 Data from National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Education, found online at http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013305.pdf, Table 1. 1 U.S. Department…

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