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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