A Willful, Consistent, and Pervasive Underfunding of Our Public Schools
District budget / Latest campaign / Press Releases

A Willful, Consistent, and Pervasive Underfunding of Our Public Schools

Statement in Support of the Lawsuit against Pennsylvania’s Governor, General Assembly, and Department of Education for the Willful, Consistent and Pervasive Underfunding of Public Education   Parents United for Public Education fully supports the lawsuit filed today in Commonwealth Court challenging Pennsylvania’s system for financing public education. We applaud the individual students, families, and organizational … Continue reading

Hey City Council: You’re Supposed to Be Better than Harrisburg
District budget

Hey City Council: You’re Supposed to Be Better than Harrisburg

Today over 100 parents, students, and community members packed City Council chambers—in the middle of a workday afternoon—and testified for over three hours to demand movement on the liquor-by-the-drink tax.  For weeks, parents and other community members have made thousands of phone calls, sent hundreds of letters, spent hours on lobbying visits, and gathered countless … Continue reading

On Public Integrity and Our Ethics Complaint
Ethics & lobbying / Latest campaign

On Public Integrity and Our Ethics Complaint

A few months ago, I made the decision to sign on to a complaint filed with the Philadelphia Board of Ethics.  The complaint, signed by members of Parents United for Public Education, the NAACP, and the Philadelphia Home and School Council, was concerned with the William Penn Foundation’s financing of a private consulting group in … Continue reading