Sept. 20th: Special Education know your rights workshop
Calendar / Smart stuff

Sept. 20th: Special Education know your rights workshop

Our attorneys at Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia are hosting a day-long special education “boot camp” with everything you need to know to be an advocate and supporter of your special needs child. Appropriate for educators, attorneys and advocates as well. Pay as you go admission for those in need. $100 general admission. $50 webinar. … Continue reading

Don’t Miss! Rally for School Funding 3/27 and GOTV 3/29
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Don’t Miss! Rally for School Funding 3/27 and GOTV 3/29

TODAY! Tax the Frackers, Fund our schools! FUND OUR SCHOOLS/TAX MARCELLUS SHALE RALLY Thursday, MARCH 27 @ 4 PM 440 N. Broad Street (rain location, SDP auditorium) WHO: STATE SENATOR VINCENT HUGHES and ALL CONCERNED CITIZENS WHY: Our schools have been devastated by nearly $1 billion in cuts in Gov. Tom Corbett’s budgets. To repair … Continue reading

Day of Action for Philadelphia schools!
Calendar / District budget

Day of Action for Philadelphia schools!

In conjunction with Education Voters PA, Parents United supports a Day of Action for Philadelphia schools. Our children continue to be short-changed because of a failure to provide adequate resources to schools. Without sufficient funding, our schools can’t provide the basic programs and services our children need to have an opportunity to learn. The state budget … Continue reading

SRC meeting on changing student enrollment and placement
Calendar / Choice/Charters

SRC meeting on changing student enrollment and placement

Monday, Jan. 13, 2013 6 p.m. (arrive earlier for seats) 440 N. Broad Street, 2nd flr. auditorium No registration necessary. This Monday, the School Reform Commission meeting will weigh the “pros and cons” of changing the way students enroll and are placed in District schools, as well as potentially charter and Catholic schools. Continue reading