Parents need regular reminders of the broader purposes of public schools

We Americans are busy. We work, shop, cook, take care of the kids, and have little time left over. At a time of growing inequality, for many it feels like a struggle just to stay in place. Naturally, we are concerned about our children’s future. We wonder whether schools are preparing them for a changing


North Penn educator: Teachers spend hundreds of dollars to be good at their jobs | Perspective

CAPS CTE Welding

Area vocational-technical schools will continue getting major federal funding source

Keystone Exams - Council for the Advancement of Public Schools

Keystone Exams aren’t the only barometer of students’ academic success, and this state Senate Bill wisely recognizes that



CTE Act Overhauled: A Win for Everyone!

The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, co-authored and championed by our own Sen. Bob Casey, received bipartisan support and was signed into law on July 31, 2018 making it a solid win for students and businesses across the country. The National Education Association (NEA), and the Association for Career &


CTE Grads Prepared for College, Military and Careers


Roxy Therapy Dogs Powerfully Impact Central Bucks Elementary Classrooms

Dawn Martesi - Council for the Advancement of Public Schools

Neil A. Armstrong Middle School teacher and student highlighted in a Verizon TV spot

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.