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Schools, Parents Sue Pennsylvania Over ‘Educational Caste System’

by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams, 11/11/14

‘How are kids supposed to pass the tests required to graduate high school, find a job and contribute to our economy if their schools are starving for resources?’

Six school districts, seven parents, and two statewide associations sued the commonwealth of Pennsylvania on Monday, claiming legislative leaders, state education officials, and the governor have failed to uphold the state’s constitutional obligation to provide a system of public education that gives all children the resources they need to meet state-imposed academic standards and “participate meaningfully in the economic, civic, and social life of their communities.”…

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