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RIACLU Testifies in Opposition to a Bill Allowing Districts to Charge for Extracurricular Activities

Posted: February 07, 2013|Category: Students' Rights

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The RI ACLU testified yesterday before the House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare in opposition to a bill allowing school districts to charge students for participating in extracurricular activities.  The ACLU agrees with the the R.I. Commissioner of Education, who has consistently found "pay-to-play" to infringe upon the guarentee of a free public education, even when fee waivers are made available.  Read our written testimony for more information.

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