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(Sep 3) School Districts Squeezed By Pennsylvania’s Budget Impasse

By Lauren Benshoff NPR Radio Click her to listen to the radio story. Due to lack of a state budget, teachers are working without pay in the Chester-Upland school system. The district says it can’t afford to pay them until … Continue reading »


(Sep 2) In Chester district, pomp, and tough circumstances

By Kathy Boccella The Philadelphia InquirerIt was a day for traditions as the new school year opened in the cash-strapped Chester Upland School District this morning – the good and the bad. At 7:30 a.m., hundreds of students, teachers, staff, … Continue reading »


(Aug 31) Editorial: State budget impasse hurts poor schools most

Editorial by the Pottstown Mercury Two months past the deadline for a state budget, and little has changed since the July 1 start of a new fiscal year. Gov. Tom Wolf and the Legislature are no closer to resolution than … Continue reading »


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(Sep 3) School Districts Squeezed By Pennsylvania’s Budget Impasse

By Lauren Benshoff NPR Radio Click her to listen to the radio story. Due to lack of a state budget, teachers are working without pay in the Chester-Upland school system. The district says it can’t afford to pay them until … Continue reading »


(Sep 2) In Chester district, pomp, and tough circumstances

By Kathy Boccella The Philadelphia InquirerIt was a day for traditions as the new school year opened in the cash-strapped Chester Upland School District this morning – the good and the bad. At 7:30 a.m., hundreds of students, teachers, staff, … Continue reading »


(Aug 31) Editorial: State budget impasse hurts poor schools most

Editorial by the Pottstown Mercury Two months past the deadline for a state budget, and little has changed since the July 1 start of a new fiscal year. Gov. Tom Wolf and the Legislature are no closer to resolution than … Continue reading »


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