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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 Bucks County Technical High School, “We don’t have a program that doesn’t have a job outlook.”

 

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...

11Jul
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Talk Philly: CAPS Council For Advancement Of Public Schools

Council for the Advancement of Public Schools works to promote the value and quality of public education in Bucks and Montgomery counties through a wide range of activities that highlight the positive...

05Jul
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CentennialX – Expanding the Educational Paradigm

#CentennialX is gearing up for its opening day on July 6, with William Tennent welcoming students from Upper Dublin High School, who will join this incubator/accelerator, to generate new ideas under the...

26Jun
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We Will Provide a Quality Education for Our Kids

The state budget, scheduled to be voted upon before the end of the month, is critically important to public education. In this video, you’ll learn how budget cuts in the previous administration...

01Jun
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Our Investment is the Kids- Bottom Line

The diversity in the public schools of Bucks and Montgomery counties lays the groundwork for our students to become active and engaged citizens. Surrounded by people from different backgrounds and belief...