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Public Schools not “too big to fail”

By at April 6, 2011 | 12:39 pm | 43 Comments

Public Schools not “too big to fail”

Teachers, we are told, are to blame for our schools’ abysmal performance, and their unions are the scourge of our wallets. The proper course, according to Good King Corbett, is “school choice.” Take the money from the public schools and give it to commercial enterprises, which promise to, lead us from the darkness of illiteracy to the sunshine of epitomous knowledge.

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A bold start to educating Pennsylvania’s Homeless Children

By at February 4, 2011 | 10:24 am | 172 Comments

A bold start to educating Pennsylvania’s Homeless Children

Despite all the talk about slashing school budgets, Rock The Capital’s Jan Chaplick found a bold proposal to to start learning about the educational needs of homeless children. A proposal is on the table to form a statewide task force in Pennsylvania.

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Why now is not the time to expand Charter Schools in Pennsylvania

By at January 12, 2011 | 9:36 am | 2 Comments

Why now is not the time to expand Charter Schools in Pennsylvania

Rock The Capital’s Eric Epstein says now is definitely not the time to start expanding Pennsylvania’s charter and cyber-schools. Epstein laid out his rationale earlier this week before school board members in Dauphin County.

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