Newsroom Archive

May 2016

Philadelphia Inquirer
5/23: Letter to the Editor: Make Philadelphia Schools Safe Havens

Bucks County Courier Times
5/15: Time to fix the worst charter school law in the nation

Public News Service
5/4: Educators Call for Permanent Funding Formula

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
5/3: State Rep. James Roebuck: Revising state’s charter school law can save money and better serve students

Philadelphia Tribune
5/3: School advocates press support for new funding formula

April 2016

Philadelphia Inquirer
4/28: School advocates to state: Add cash to new funding formula

KYW Newsradio
4/27: Coalition Of Education Groups Call On State Legislature To Pony Up

Philadelphia Inquirer
4/20: Letters: Ease up on school suspensions

90.5 WESA
4/18: Education Lawsuits Attempt To Rectify Pennsylvania’s Funding Disparities

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
4/17: Western Pa. schools craft policies to protect transgender students

Newsworks/WHYY
4/15: Why DA Seth Williams is wrong about criminalizing truancy

Philadelphia Inquirer
4/11: Keeping misbehaving students off the streets, but not off the hook

YouthToday
4/7: Will ESSA Raise College Access, Track Graduation Rates for Foster Youth?

March 2016

Newsworks
3/30: Will prosecuting Philly parents cut truancy?

Watchdog
3/24: Overdue budget gives PA schools temporary relief

Philadelphia Tribune
3/23: Water officials: Philly’s not Flint

US News and World Report
3/23: Many School Districts Don’t Have Enough School Nurses

Delaware County Times
3/17: Haverford board votes to support William Penn School District in lawsuit

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
3/9: Speaker explores mindset of girls involved in fight at University Preparatory HS

Indiana Gazette
3/9: United school directors support lawsuit seeking to fix ed funding

Watchdog
3/8: Erie School District on the brink of disaster

Chalk Beat NY
3/8: Beyond the viral video: Inside educators’ emotional debate about ‘no excuses’ discipline

Philadelphia Tribune
3/4: Mayor Kenney delivers first budget address

February 2016

DebtWire
2/22: William Penn School District bears brunt of Pennsylvania education issues

Youth Today
2/22: Federal Education Law Delivers Vital Protections for Foster Youth

The Legal Intelligencer
2/19: Justices’ Ruling on Phila. Schools Creates Pressing Questions

Philadelphia Tribune
2/19: High court ruling on SRC power could be far reaching

Philadelphia Public School Notebook
2/17: Reactions to court decision stripping SRC of special powers

The Patriot News
2/17: Impact of court decision on Philly charter schools extends beyond that city’s borders, group say

Philadelphia Tribune
2/16: Officials talk about aging city school buildings

Philly.com
2/16: School funding crisis deserves its day in court

Philadelphia Public School Notebook
2/10: Retired special ed activist continues to champion public education

December 2015

Delaware County Daily Times
12/7: Guest Column: Pa.’s budget impasse spells disaster for the most needy