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Don’t Mock The Vote!

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Rally and Canvas at Munoz-Marin on Saturday April 26th

Parents, students, teachers and community members will rally at the school then canvas the neighborhood to talk to parents and get registered voters to sign the PCAPS election pledge to vote for candidates who are committed to full, fair funding, … Continue reading

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Poll Shows Philly Voters Down on Corbett and SRC, Up on Teachers

http://pft.org/docs/PhillySchoolPoll4152014.pdf    

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El voto para Muñoz-Marín: Lo que necesitan saber las familias y la comunidad

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The Choice for Munoz Marin -What Parents and the Community Need to Know

The Choice for Munoz Marin -What Parents and the Community Need to Know   Why does the District want to turn over Munoz-Marin to the charter school operator ASPIRA?   Until this year, Renaissance schools, schools selected for conversion to charter … Continue reading

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PCAPS Statement in Support of Steel Parents and the Nicetown Community

  Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools, a labor-community coalition representing school workers, parents, and students, stands firmly with Steel parents and the Nicetown Community in opposing the conversion of the last public school in the neighborhood to a charter … Continue reading

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Why Mark Gleason Likes an Unaccountable, Unelected SRC

“ … I just want to offer two thoughts on the governance question. One is, while it’s imperfect, I think the current state and city hybrid appointed School Reform Commission is probably the best model. Here’s what’s wrong with an … Continue reading

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Just Say No to Charter School Conversions

The School District, in the midst of a severe budget crunch is spending millions of dollars on converting two more neighborhood schools to charters.   Steel Elementary in Nicetown and Munoz Marin Elementary in Kensington were selected, not based on … Continue reading

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Keep Munoz Marin Public

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Vote for Candidates Who Get It About Education!

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