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Famous Speech Friday: Angelina Grimké's 1838 speech at Pennsylvania Hall

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The next day, the mob ransacked and burned the building, which was named—-no joke here--the Pennsylvania Hall for Free Discussion.

Barbra Streisand: Romney ‘A Good Actor,’ Hopes He Won’t Find Sesame Street Or Pennsylvania Avenue

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Pennsylvania 2013 Blue Ribbon Schools

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Pennsylvania 2013 Blue Ribbon Schools [link] Bart-Colerain Elementary School 1336 Noble Road Christiana , PA 17509-9768 Phone: (717) 529-2181 Principal: Mrs. Sandra Haines School District: Solanco School District Fort Couch Middle School 515 Fort Couch Road Upper St. Broad Street Souderton , PA 18964-1276 Phone: (215) 721-4560 Principal: Ms.

Father Accidentally Kills Son Outside Pennsylvania Gun Store

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Media Advisory and Background for September 23rd Pennsylvania School Funding Press Event

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The only service that Pennsylvania is required to provide in the state Constitution is a “thorough and efficient system of education.” 23 will demand that our state lawmakers make this constitutional responsibility their first priority in the fall legislative session so that every student in Pennsylvania has an opportunity to learn.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 24, 2013: Education advocates demand equitable school funding formula

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 24, 2013 : Education advocates demand equitable PA school funding formula In the struggle to fund Pa. Why not Pennsylvania ?" It''s no secret that school funding in Pennsylvania is a mess. Are you a member? schools HARRISBURG , Sept.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 9, 2013: Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report

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link] Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 7, 2013 : Feds want data protected in Trombetta cyber charter fraud case [link] Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report Yinzercation Blog September 8, 2013 The PA Department of Education just distributed the results of last year’s PSSA testing. Are you a member? 8, 2013 , 10:30 p.m.

Romney Staffer On Letting ‘Frostbitten’ Child Leave Pennsylvania Rally: ‘It’s Not Cold Enough’

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Letter from the Education Committee of the Pennsylvania State Conference of NAACP Branches regarding the Keystone Exams

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For this reason, the Pennsylvania State Conference of NAACP Branches strongly opposes regulatory action that links the Keystone Examination to high school graduation. Law makers have created a system of entrapmen t for the youth of Pennsylvania. We base our position on the following recognitions. Joan Duvall-Flynn, Ed.D. Lawson, Sr.,

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 23, 2013: With lawmakers returning, it's time to stand up for public education

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In other words, every child, in every community across Pennsylvania , must receive a decent education – one that prepares them to be informed citizens, meet state standards, and graduate from high school ready for college or the workforce and self-sufficiency. Are you a member? Lawrence A. link] Pa. to 12:30 p.m. Monday. On Sept. On Sept.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 19, 2013: Ravitch and Rhee: Two Near-Opposite Views for Fixing Philadelphia Schools

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There are a host of reasons for this situation, including a more than $1 billion budget cut to Pennsylvania public education orchestrated by Gov. link] Pennsylvania to release schools'' test results Sept. Performance profiles for Pennsylvania ''s public schools debut online Sept. Are you a member? Micek By John L. link] "Gov.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 7, 2013: Feds want data protected in Trombetta cyber charter fraud case

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23 indicted the founder of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School and his accountant, Neal Prence, on fraud and tax-evasion conspiracy charges. 5 – House Democratic Policy Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today the committee will hold a hearing about Pennsylvania’s public education and funding cuts from 2 p.m. More students.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 17, 2013: “Anyone want to see the “crisis in American education”? Come see how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is denying a thorough and efficient education to the children of Pittsburgh.”

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 17, 2013 : “Anyone want to see the “crisis in American education”? Come see how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is denying a thorough and efficient education to the children of Pittsburgh.” Are you a member? Have your friends and colleagues? A lot.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 2, 2013: Trombetta & Assocs. $88K to make the world friendlier for cybercharters

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 2, 2013 : Trombetta & Assocs. The indictment of the former CEO of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School spurred some politicians to start tallying Trombetta-related campaign contributions, and to consider what to do with them. Are you a member?

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 4, 2013: PA One of Only Three States Without an Education Funding Formula – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. 23rd

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 4, 2013 : PA One of Only Three States Without an Education Funding Formula – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. The report shows that Pennsylvania is in the minority when it comes to basic budgeting practices used by most states. Pennsylvania does not.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 21, 2013: School Funding Formula Press Event on Monday 9/23 at 11:30 am Capitol Rotunda

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Parkland , Southern Lehigh and Northwestern Lehigh school district representatives plan to join advocates from across Pennsylvania during a news conference at the Capitol Rotunda, organizers said. Some of Pennsylvania ''s districts are deeply stressed and lack the resources they should have to help students. Are you a member? Monday.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013: Teaching? Piece of cake. Everybody knows you can pick that up in just five weeks….

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013 : Teaching? Out of Pennsylvania ''s 498 school districts, Chester-Upland ranked 496th for PSSA scores in 2012, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times. Are you a member? Piece of cake. Will you sign the petition too? 10, 2013 , 7:51 p.m.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 5, 2013: School Funding shouldn't depend upon how powerful your legislator is – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. 23rd

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 5, 2013 : School Funding shouldn''t depend upon how powerful your legislator is – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. Are you a member? 23rd Pennsylvanians Want a School Funding Formula Sign up to join us in Harrisburg on September 23 rd ! Legislators give $30.3M

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 13, 2013: Forbes: Charter School Gravy Train Runs Express To Fat City (using “other people’s money”)

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These changes in the Academic Standards and Assessments will ensure that Pennsylvania ’s students are graduating prepared to enter postsecondary education, the workforce and the military, acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq said. - Pennsylvania is one of three states that do not have one,” he said.” Are you a member?

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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schools funding formula WHYY Newsworks By Holly Otterbein, @hollyotterbein September 11, 2013 Pennsylvania lawmakers met in Philadelphia Tuesday to talk about educating funding, just a day after the city''s schools opened amid major cutbacks. Are you a member? Will you sign the petition too? Parents, teachers push for new Pa. Monday. 12 th.

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I'm not as eloquent in my second language as I am in my first , and Famous Speech Friday shared Angelina Grimké's 1838 speech at Pennsylvania Hall.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 90)

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William Penn (1644 - 1718) English Colonist and Founder of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013: Supt. Hite: “We cannot allow the city, the state, the School District, or anybody else to think that this is normal”

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013 : Supt. Pennsylvania ''s potential interest-rate swap ban is generating testimony conveying both views during a state Senate Local Government Committee hearing Monday. Are you a member? Rob Teplitz, D-Dauphin/York. link] Pa. to 4 p.m.

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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Keystone State Education Coalition: 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). Are you a member? Have your friends and colleagues?

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013: Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students?

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013 : Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students? Are you a member? Paper, for example. Guidance counselors.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 14, 2013: It’s not just the Basic Education Subsidy. There was almost $227 million in the PA budget’s Charter Reimbursement line before it was zeroed out. Zero, zip, zilch….

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 14, 2013 : It’s not just the Basic Education Subsidy. The corresponding figure in Pennsylvania ? link] Pennsylvania is spending about 6% less per student than in 2008…. Are you a member? Zero, zip, zilch…. We can help! A U.S. Just $941.”

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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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 16, 2013 : Since 1991-92 there has been no set formula for providing funds for PA schools. Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 14, 2013: It’s not just the Basic Education Subsidy. Are you a member? Have your friends and colleagues?

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 18, 2013: Pew Poll: With education cuts Philly is eating its own young. "Gov. Corbett's main focus is to ensure that students in the district have access to the best education possible," said Timothy Eller, a spokesman for the state Education Department.

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 18, 2013 : Pew Poll: With education cuts Philly is eating its own young. She currently serves as chair for the Pennsylvania State Conference of NAACP Branches. Are you a member? Have your friends and colleagues? She writes the blog Mother Crusader.

8 things I wish more speakers would post on Twitter

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I'm a big fan of working with, not against, the Twitter backchannel during your speech. Give us some details. A call for questions. Links to your book.

Buzzwords - Why They Go Flat So Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In a Scranton, Pennsylvania speech this loser of the 2016 presidential race sent the message that she has returned from the woods. Pivot. 

Public Speaking - Stand Up and Be Counted

Great Public Speaking

There's evidence from a study done by The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania that you should be a stand-up presenter.

Vanity Fair's T.A. Frank - It's a Bubble, Stupid

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That includes the mansion on Pennsylvania Avenue in D.C. The timing was perfect. Here is the lowdown on that commercial pickle from Fortune.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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Want to keep up with them? Let's get small: If you hate small talk, here's how to make it work for you , from the Glass Hammer blog. The bad news?

New! 2 workshops on creating a TED-quality talk set for January 2016

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Both will take place in January 2016 in Washington, DC, although there are good discounts if you register early. Read on for the details! workshops

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The Secret Sauce of Successful Commencement Speakers

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It’s that season again. If you’re like me, you’ve seen enough of them that they’ve all started to blend together. What stood out? And who did you get?

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London workshop: Creating a TED-quality talk, April 3

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Now I'm bringing my small-group workshop on creating a TED-quality talk to London for the UK Speechwriters Guild and European Speechwriter Network.

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Public Speaking - Stand Up and Be Counted

Great Public Speaking

There's evidence from a study done by The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania that you should be a stand-up presenter.

Public Speaking - Stand Up and Be Counted

Great Public Speaking

There's evidence from a study done by The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania that you should be a stand-up presenter. You've heard of stand-up comics, right? These results came from a controlled study of a situation where the presenters tried to persuade people to invest in a new business venture. Not bad, right?

Challenge the status quo. like a ninja!

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I came across this status update from Michael Cortes on Facebook, saying, "This CANT be real?" Take a moment to read it. and be patient. ceremony.

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"La La Land" - Over-50 Version As We Geographically Chase Dream of Finding Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The relocation he made from the midwest to Pennsylvania blew up in his face. It's to find work, of just about any kind.  Arizona won.