The Growing Influence of Jounce Partners

by Lisa Haver and Lynda Rubin November 24, 2017 It would be safe to say that no public school teacher in Philadelphia has seen or heard any colleague forcing a student to face the wall and repeat the same phrase 25 or 30 times. Any principal who witnessed such an occurrence would be within his … Continue reading The Growing Influence of Jounce Partners

Eyes on the SRC:  March 15, 2018

by Karel Kilimnik March 12, 2018 Reading about the many recent school shootings has been heartbreaking. School culture has changed so that students today have grown up with metal detectors, school police officers, and lockdowns. Resolution A-4 (Operating Budget: $500,000 Contracts with AstroPhysics, Autoclear, and Ceia – Weapons Screening Equipment and Supplies) tells a sad … Continue reading Eyes on the SRC:  March 15, 2018

APPS News: March 2018

by Karel Kilimnik March 5, 2018  Nominating Panel Meets Behind Closed Doors This hectic season continues as APPS fights against ever more threats to public education. We challenged Mayor Kenney’s unexpected decision to shut the public out of almost all meetings of the Nominating Panel, whose members he selected last month. We did not anticipate … Continue reading APPS News: March 2018