Kristen Campbell, Our New Superintendent

Kristen Campbell was unanimously chosen as our next superintendent by the East Penn school board Monday night. Mrs. Campbell is a fantastic choice to lead our district in the coming years, and our community is enormously fortunate to have someone with her experience, judgment, temperament, commitment to public education, and willingness to take on this […]

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Superintendent Finalists

The two finalists to be our district’s next superintendent will be with us this week.  And the board has arranged for YOU to have an opportunity to ask each of them questions about what matters most to you.  There will be a public question and answer period with candidate #1 this Wednesday night and candidate […]

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School Calendar Update: Good News!

Good news!  Next year’s district calendar will include three built-in snow days (rather than the traditional two) and will guarantee a four-day spring break (rather than three).  Both changes will help families in the district better plan family vacations, childcare, and other important activities. I have long criticized the school calendar’s two snow days as […]

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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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