Top 10 education policy wishes
Common Core standards hitting school districts
By fall, school districts will implement tough educational standards, the Common Core.
Lawmakers prepare to tackle state pension shortfalls
Call For Moratorium on New Cyber Charter Schools in PA
That plan calls for school closures, staff cuts and tax increases, but also seeks to restore arts and music programs and establish summer school, after-school and day care programs. It is designed to win back students who fled the district for charter and cyber charter schools and requires the district meet Adequate Yearly Progress by the end of the 2014-15 school year.
So, where does Watkins start?