PETA Donations Help Baltimore, Maryland, Schools Drop Animal Dissection

June 2013

Following its success in getting Baltimore City Public Schools to adopt a progressive student dissection-choice policy, PETA helped several schools end animal dissection altogether. After seeing firsthand all the benefits of non-animal teaching methods for science classes, a number of teachers decided to replace animal dissection completely and were able to do so after PETA donated virtual dissection software to help them make the switch.

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