Lack of oversight and limited coursework in this little-known system can derail students instead of helping them.
The New Eyes program is teaching adults to handle situations before they result in trauma.
Nutrition advocates worry that a draft executive order seems to take aim at immigrant children who receive free and reduced-price meals.
Local officials and activists say disclosure is crucial before a vote. Sen. Casey says he is "deeply concerned."
The District recommended non-renewal in April, but commissioners haven’t had enough votes to act. The situation shows their wide leeway in overseeing the schools.
The School Reform Commission member's actions in a vote about Wister Elementary were not a conflict of interest, state officials ruled.
In Pennsylvania, a limited stream of dollars supports services for these students.