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Education Report Card Time for Corbett and Wolf

For this election year we have been asking people to vote for candidates based on their willingness to support the five points highlighted below. With the election scheduled for next Tuesday we have a report card on the two gubernatorial … Continue reading

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Video of Yesterday’s Rally at SRC

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Faces of Solidarity: Yesterday at the SRC

Pictures of yesterday massive demonstration ouside the SRC as well as a snapshot of what went on at the meeting, all from the camera of the incomparable Harvey Finkle.

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Parent Leaders Speak Out in Solidarity with Teachers

This morning parents stood on the steps at School District Headquarters and spoke out clearly against the SRC’s cancellation of the PFT contract. Parent leaders from all over the city made clear they understand the sacrifices teachers have and continue … Continue reading

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Philadelphians Show Solidarity With Teachers

Get a sign and write who you are and add “I stand in solidarity with Philadelphia teachers.” Take a selfie, post it on FB and tweet it using the hashtags #solidaritywithteachers and #phled. Like these people did.

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PFT “Turn Up for Truth” Rally

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Send Corbett and the SRC a Message Next Thursday

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Turn Up for Truth rallies at Schools Across City

PFT members and community supporters rallied this morning and leafletted parents, challenging an earlier letter sent to them by the District on the decision to cancel the PFT contract and impose cuts in health care (see flyer below)   A … Continue reading

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Parents and Teachers Sit In lobby of Corbett’s office.

Yesterday, October 9th, at 4:00 PM, the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, along with school parents, students, and teachers, attempted to hold mock auction inside the Governor’s office on the 11th floor of the Bellvue Stratford on South Broad St. … Continue reading

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Report Targers Charter School Fraud

ACTION United, along with the Center for Popular Democracy and  Integrity in Education, released a report on October 1st calling for all those with responsbility for monitoring charters, including the charter schools themselves, to get serious about charter school fraud.   … Continue reading

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