Monday March 5th – Call to Action - Mark Your Calendar!
Education Voters Pennsylvania, joined by several education advocacy groups, will hold a "Statewide Call to Action for Education" on Monday, March 5. Tell the Governor and your state legislators "No more cuts to education!" For more information on how you can participate, visit http://www.educationvoterspa.org/index.php/site/news/call-to-action-for-public-education11/.
Six years later…..
Here’s a few earlier related postings:
Charter school should reveal deal, court says
February 17, 2006 By Dan Hardy INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The management contract between
and a for-profit charter-management company headed by Main
Line lawyer and businessman Vahan H. Gureghian should be made
public, Commonwealth Court
In its ruling, the court said
school law makes clear "that charter schools are generally governed by
statutes applicable to public schools," including the Right to Know Law. Pennsylvania
The school has asked the court to reconsider. A decision on that request is expected within the next 60 days.
“Corbett is the first governor in state history to lump mandatory pension payments into what had been separate funding streams for regular education programming.”
Corbett's education spending hike covers pensions, not books
Corbett touts boost but local officials say mandated reimbursements don't count.
particularly close to me attended Philly’s
, a K-8
school, graduating in 1966….. Thomas Creighton
FEBRUARY 29, 2012
Four more Phila. schools to become charters
files Blog by Kristen Graham Philadelphia Inquirer Philly
Despite the fact that it’s nearly broke and in the
middle of a major organizational shakeup, the
is moving forward with plans to turn
failing schools over to charter organizations.
Four low-performing Philadelphia School
District Philadelphia schools
have been targeted — Cleveland, Creighton, and H.R. Edmunds
Elementary Schools, and . Jones Middle
How to Demoralize Teachers
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
Education, particularly public education, is a dirty word these days.
The Auditor General will speak to the public followed by Q & A Session.