Donnell Rene Penhallurick

When IJ launched its lawsuit, Donnell Rene Penhallurick was preparing to become a schoolteacher, getting her education degree with a major in reading and a minor in special education at Eastern Washington University.

  • September 24, 2002    |   Educational Choice

    Washington Student Teacher Policies

    The Next Step for School Choice: Removing State Constitutional Obstacles

    In September 2002, IJ filed a lawsuit on behalf of Carolyn Harrison, a student at the University of Washington, Tacoma, and Donnell Rene Penhallurick, a student at Eastern Washington University, challenging the universities’ practice of forbidding teacher degree candidates from student-teaching in religious schools.  The policies were triggered by two Washington state attorney general opinions…

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