Category: Pennsylvania

Chronically Failing Erie District Schools Are Consolidating to Survive

Here’s how bad things had become for the chronically broken public school system in Erie, Pennsylvania: Earlier this year, Superintendent Jay Badams floated a proposal to close the city’s high schools — all four of them — and pay tuition to send kids to better-funded schools in the surrounding county.

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Charter School Rally in Pennsylvania Draws Hundreds

The Keystone Alliance for Public Charter Schools hosted the rally and were joined by Nina Rees, the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, parents, supporters and lawmakers who have attempted to beat back challenges and rhetoric directed toward charter schools.

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