Philadelphia’s children need better access to breakfast.

  SRC Testimony given April 27, 2017 – Access to Breakfast Good Afternoon, I am here on behalf of Parents United for Public Education to speak in support of Access to Breakfast. Of course, we do not agree with current White House administration who has stated there were not outcomes to defend free and reducedContinue reading “Philadelphia’s children need better access to breakfast.”

After the election – Welcome to our new future :(

We wish we could provide a more insightful blob post, but there are already great investigative works out there. Please take some time to inform yourself on the latest Secretary of Education appointment. Public education is incredibly important to our republic. We do need to fight for it more than we think we should haveContinue reading “After the election – Welcome to our new future :(“

Councilwoman Gym’s statement on the Board of Ethics Settlement with Mastery Charter

“Last school year, the School Reform Commission approved Mastery’s bid to take over the Wister School in an unprecedented 11th hour move that went against the recommendation of Superintendent Hite. Now we know that Mastery engaged in an expensive lobbying campaign to ensure that result, in the process tearing apart a community and subjecting schoolContinue reading “Councilwoman Gym’s statement on the Board of Ethics Settlement with Mastery Charter”

Parents United suit against PA Dept. of Education establishes a defined process to file & investigate complaints

(This press release was published by our attorneys at the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia.  Read more about why we filed here. The full filing is published below.) Pa. Department of Ed. Establishes First-Ever Curriculum Complaints Process Pennsylvania parents have new pathway to ask the state to investigate curriculum deficiencies The Pennsylvania Department of EducationContinue reading “Parents United suit against PA Dept. of Education establishes a defined process to file & investigate complaints”