Next week marks an incredibly busy set of events for Philadelphia public schools. Here’s next week’s calendar:
What can parents expect for the first day of school? What are our best strategies to change school resources before school starts? The last 10 days have been a rollercoaster of school ultimatums, dueling press conferences, and protests and actions. Get the latest updates on the schools situation, work with other parents citywide to addressContinue reading “Citywide Parents Meeting: Back to school updates”
Today is City Council’s last session. It isn’t lost on us that City Council plans to end its year without giving our children a guarantee about school funding. The good news is that the activism of parents and community members on the ground has sent a clear signal all the way to the governor’s officeContinue reading “City Council final session today”
This week is a busy week of action for our schools. Whether it’s as simple as a phone call, as direct as testimony to City Council, or as extensive as a lobby day to Harrisburg, make some time for our schools this week!
This Thursday, the SRC is set to vote on a school budget that strips away all pretense of a child-centered, education-focused mission for public education yet OKs $27 million for contracts for cyber charters and the testing giant Pearson Inc. Join parents, PCAPS, community members and students to send a clear message that a PARENTContinue reading “May 30th SRC Budget Vote”