This is What Failure Looks Like

The impact of COVID-19 is not inevitable. To reopen our schools safely, we need to pivot from the public policy failures of recent months to embrace proven methods to beat back the pandemic.

The Least Bad Option?

Reopening the East Penn schools isn’t about choosing a good plan; it’s about choosing the least bad one. And not being sucked in by simplistic social media posts about the issue.

7/13/20 School Board Meeting Guide

Last night’s board meeting was all about what school will look like in East Penn this fall. (Spoiler: nothing will be normal.)

6/22/20 School Board Meeting Guide

A task force for safely reopening the schools, a plan for safely resuming school sports, and block scheduling coming to the high school this fall were key takeaways from last night’s school board meeting.

6/8/20 School Board Meeting Guide

School in the fall, racism, low income tax relief, the final budget, a new block scheduling at the high school, and special ed achievement were all topics at Monday’s marathon board meeting.

Student Views on Distance Learning

Ever wonder how kids of different ages have experienced the distance learning of the past few months? I spoke to a elementary, middle, and high school student to find out. Here’s what they told me.

5/26/20 School Board Meeting Guide

Both teachers and administrators have volunteered to take a pay freeze next year to help the East Penn schools. This and other budget news.