Organizing for Public Education

I just learned about an interesting group in the Pittsburgh area– Yinzercation—  that are trying to organize their community to support public schools. They’ve done a variety of things to get the message out, including creative online and in-the-streets events that have attracted positive media attention and the attention of state legislatures. Opponents of public […]

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Opting Out of the PSSAs

The relentless focus on standardized tests in the schools needs to be changed. There is an interesting op-ed about parents in the Pittsburgh area who have opted-out of taking the PSSAs. I didn’t actually know parents had this choice in PA!  Link: “Why I won’t let my son take the PSSA” The problem, though, is a […]

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