Wednesday, July 27, 2011

PSBA: Two Hundred PA School Districts Have Now Agreed to Some Type of Wage Freeze for 2011-2012

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PSBA: Two Hundred PA School Districts Have Now Agreed to Some Type of Wage Freeze for 2011-2012

Exposing the Threats Behind Vouchers

Philadelphia Student Union Blog
Right now in Pennsylvania, school vouchers are being proposed as a way to "fix" public education, by using public money to pay for the private or parochial school tuition of certain students who receive vouchers.
 

School Funding Reform Stirs Pot

By Russ O'Reilly (roreilly@altoonamirror.com) , The Altoona Mirror July 25, 2011
Robbing one group of poor students to give to another is what the director of the Pennsylvania League of Urban Schools is calling proposed legislation to reform federal aid to school districts.

Student performance may be considered in state teacher evaluations

BY LAURA LEGERE (STAFF WRITER LLEGERE@TIMESSHAMROCK.COM)
Pottsville Republican Published: July 26, 2011
A bill that would include student performance in how Pennsylvania teachers are evaluated may be considered after lawmakers return to Harrisburg in the fall.

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