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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 20, 2013: If you are involved with policy regarding charter schools you need to read SRC member Joseph Dworetsky’s lucid analysis of their financial impact on school districts (and taxpayers).

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The affidavit says these were all purchased at Trombetta’s direction by officers in Avanti, the for-profit consultant group founded by Trombetta. Featuring Keynote Speakers: Charlotte Danielson, Dr. Todd Whitaker, Will Richardson & David Andrews, Esq. On Sunday and Monday, our features include keynote presentations by Chris Lehmann and ASCD Author Dr. Connie Moss, as well as numerous breakout sessions on PA’s most timely topics.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

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link] A Brief Audit of Bill Gates’ Common Core Spending deutsch29 Mercedes Schneider''s EduBlog August 27, 2013 This is a post about Bill Gates and his money, a brief audit of his Common Core (CCSS) purchases. One man is purchasing his view of what American education should be. schools Martha Woodall, Inquirer Staff Writer LAST UPDATED: September 11, 2013 , 1:08 AM The Philadelphia School District celebrated some good news Tuesday.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 16, 2013: Since 1991-92 there has been no set formula for providing funds for PA schools. 65% of all funds now distributed in this school year are based on statistics from the 1989-90 school year.

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23 percent of school districts plan to delay purchasing textbooks. Finding new uses for these buildings also can be daunting, according to a report released this year by The Pew Charitable Trusts, a nonprofit that focuses on public policy and community service issues. Below is a quick Q&A related to the voting process this year, with more details to come in future issues of School Leader News and at www.psba.org.

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