(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”
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A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to a meeting of the Philadelphia delegation of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Present were 22 state representatives, Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera, Secretary of Human Services Ted Dallas, Mayor Michael Nutter, City Council president Darrell Clarke, SRC members, and Superintendent William Hite, among many others. The topics wereContinue reading “Call to Action: A State Budget that Restores Funding to Social Services and Public Education”
This statement is in response to the School Reform Commission special meeting for charter applications February 18th. “I too believe in OPTIONS. Fair options like being able to send my children to schools that are safe with the basic items are provided like books, nursing, counselors, and adequate staffing. Yet under the current budget youContinue reading “Our Statement: Any Charter Expansion Continues to Impoverish the District”
Today the Basic Education Funding Commission held the second part of a controversial two-day visit to Philadelphia to collect testimony that will inform the possibility of a funding formula for Pennsylvania’s schools. The Commission had refused to hear from parents, students or community members representing concerns about adequate funding in the Philadelphia public schools. According to a spokesman,Continue reading “Tomika Anglin to PA officials: Reduce inequity. Don’t reinforce it.”