In Philadelphia, schools have made an outlandish decision: if every child can’t learn, nobody should. Across the state, Gov. Wolf has gone after cyber charters.Matthew Brouillette of Commonwealth Partners reports.
Unfortunately, for many teachers employed by the government, such as those who work in public school districts and state universities, they may also have to face the challenge of dealing with union officials. By David Osborne.
Steven McGuire: Online Ed technocrats seizing crisis, but they’re missing the purpose of higher education
With campuses emptying and traditional colleges and universities under pressure, online ed technocrats are seizing the means of education. By Steven F. McGuire.
Amid this unprecedented crisis, it is time to find innovations in Philadelphia for students — and stop empowering the bureaucracies that are holding children back. By Jennifer Stefano
The leadership of the Pennsylvania State Education Association doesn’t want to save students trapped in dysfunctional schools.
By Kevin Mooney
They represent everything good about America at this seminal, volatile moment. But they don’t think their votes would make a difference.
By Kendra Stanton Lee
Watch! Tirzah Duren of the Commonwealth Foundation: What’s happening with Philadelphia Charter Schools?
Philadelphia’s Charter Schools provide better outcomes for school children at a lower cost to taxpayers, but are facing new hurdles at the city and state level. Why is this?
Governor Wolf and his allies want students in conventional public schools, no matter how poorly performing.
By Charles Mitchell