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Why I was wrong about charter schools

In 1989, I had the privilege of helping the Kentucky legislature design the most courageous and comprehensive education reform act in America. Although I served as Maryland’s state superintendent of...


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30th Annual Touch The Future Art Show Winners

BEST OF SHOW WINNERS FIRST PLACE  Charlotte Perin, Oil Painting (Instructor: Peter Murray – Harriton HS)   SECOND PLACE  Taylor Radcliffe, Printmaking Book (Instructor: Martha Taylor, Council...

Advocates for Our Students

The Council for the Advancement of Public Schools (CAPS) brings key issues in Bucks and Montgomery County public schools to the forefront of community dialogue. This critical conversation concerns parents, educators and administrators, and directly affects our children’s everyday learning experiences. We encourage you to join in the discussion such as:

We have 200,000 students in 300 schools in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. CAPS (and the CAPS web site) is the one resource where everyone can stay connected to what matters most—giving our kids the best public education possible. Visit regularly and get involved. Because in the end, better public education builds stronger communities.