November 1, 2013 – by Kenyatta Johnson – Gov. Corbett and the General Assembly have a legal and moral obligation to fully fund an education system that provides a quality learning experience for all children throughout the commonwealth.
Back to School: Know Your Enrollment Rights
A basic guide to enrolling a child in a Pennsylvania public school, presented by the Education Law Center.
Law Center to Feds: Investigate Discrimination in PA’s Alternative Ed Programs
August 7, 2013 – The Education Law Center today filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice seeking an investigation into discriminatory placement of students in Pennsylvania’s Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth programs. Continue reading
Back to School: How to Enroll Yourself as an Older Youth in School
An enrollment guide for older youth who are emancipated or living on their own. You have a legal right to go to school in Pennsylvania until the end of the school term in which you have your 21st birthday or until you graduate with a regular high school diploma (whichever comes first).
Back to School: How to Enroll a Child in School who is Living with Someone Other Than a Parent
A guide to enrolling children in school if they are living with someone other than a parent. Typically, these children are living with a caregiver such as a grandparent, a relative, or a family friend. Like other youth, these children have the right to go to school in the district where they live.