“Charging students illegal fees discriminates against lower-income children and violates their constitutional right to a free education,” said Assembly member Ricardo Lara. “Families are unable to afford these fees and their children’s education suffers due to financial hardship.”
This is, of course, comes from a California elected official. Read the entire Lassen County Times article here.
No elected officials in Maryland will speak out for public school children.
Congratulations to Assemblymember Richard Lara for having the guts to speak out for public school children.