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Public Schools: A Place for Everyone

During American Education Week, we’d like to celebrate the teachers and students of Bucks and Montgomery counties who are demonstrating every day that Public Schools are for Everyone!

 

 

 

27Oct
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Right To Work Laws

Teacher unions advocate for student learning conditions that allow all students to succeed. We believe proposed legislation to make Pennsylvania a Right-to-Work state, which would likely mean that union...

23Oct
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Let’s take another look at the track record of charter schools in Pennsylvania

With the push from the Trump administration and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for more funding for vouchers and school privatization, it’s worth taking another look at the track record of charter...

14Oct
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Right To Work Is Not Right For Students

Twenty-eight states now have Right to Work laws designed to weaken unions and collective bargaining. Ostensibly, these laws end “compulsory unionism,” which has been illegal since 1947 anyway. Source:...

26Sep
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Career & Technical Education

The seven public career and technical education (CTE) schools in Bucks and Montgomery counties provide the skills students need to land in-demand jobs. According to Theresa Prato, a chemistry teacher at...

18Sep
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Should teachers pay for classroom supplies?

By Alan M. Malachowski   Parents know quite well that the fall brings the additional burden of buying back-to-school supplies requested by schools and teachers. What they may not know is that the...

14Sep
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A Path to “HIRE” Education

   

15Aug
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CentennialX Smashes Education Paradigm

How do you prepare students for jobs that have yet to be created? For the past three summers, teachers at William Tennent High School in Warminster, in collaboration with corporate partners, have exploded...

28Jul
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Gov. Tom Wolf continues his commitment with proposed budget

We’re pleased that the budget proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf continues his commitment to restore funding to public education, and if the legislators agree, will place funding at its highest level since the...

28Jul
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School Choice Or Neighborhood Public Schools?

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s first 100 days confirmed our fears – she is unqualified for the job and intent on destroying public education. We should not allow Congress to divert scarce...