The Hall Monitor Archive: March, 2011

Maybe we should have used a pickaxe?

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We promised school district officials that we'd provide a link to this video, which three PSTV workers spent part of their day (and your taxpayer... Read more

Chaka Fattah on a mission to close opportunity gap between rich and poor

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From the office of Congressman Chaka Fattah: Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) the Congress’ champion for equity in education, today introduced... Read more

District to present plan for school buildings next week

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On April 7, the school district will present a draft of their Facilities Master Plan to the School Reform Commission at 5 p.m. in the second... Read more

District launches 2011 March of Dimes' campaign

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From the School District of Philadelphia's Communications Office: The School District of Philadelphia launched its 2011 March of Dimes’... Read more

President Obama passes on standardized tests

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President Obama said yesterday that students should take fewer standardized tests and school performance should be measured in other ways than... Read more

Ed secy Ron Tomalis to discuss guv's education budget tmr

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Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Ronald Tomalis will testify before the State Senate and House Appropriations Committees about Governor... Read more

Teacher group to host community budget mtg

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From Teacher Action Group's Joseph Ciesielski: Teacher Action Group (TAG) will host a Community Budget Forum on Wednesday, March 23 at 6p... Read more

Prez reacts to Corbett's ed funding cuts

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It seems even the President of the United States thinks Gov. Corbett's proposed budget - which proposes slashing $1 billion in education funding... Read more