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Washington Post
Is this any way to run a school district?Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Back in 2012, the long-belea
Is this any way to run a school district?
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Back in 2012, the long-beleaguered Chester Upland School District in Pennsylvania ran out of money — literally — and the unionized teachers and staff agreed to work without pay. (When it made... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Frustrated Parents in the Dark About School District FateDelaware County Judge Chad Kenney will decide Monday whether to implement a pla
Frustrated Parents in the Dark About School District Fate
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 10 days ago
Delaware County Judge Chad Kenney will decide Monday whether to implement a plan put forth by Gov. Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania Education Secretary Pedro Rivera and state appointed Chester Upland School District receiver Francis Barnes to overhaul the... Read more
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Philly.com
Take action to avert collapse of Chester-Upland districtOver just the last five years, the district has received $74.25 million in stat
Take action to avert collapse of Chester-Upland district
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
Over just the last five years, the district has received $74.25 million in state funding from one-time, unsustainable cash infusions that only provided temporary fixes and masked a recurring crisis. The problems that Chester Upland is facing date... Read more

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