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Letters to the Editor (July 17, 2013)

Philly public school teachers need to suck it up


Editorial: Boiling over

Issues of race, which always simmer right below the surface in America, have boiled over twice in the long days of this hot and humid summer.


Editorial: Erase this mess

If Forrest Gump were observing the latest mess involving Philadelphia public schools, he might sum it up this way: “Life is just a box of erasers.”


Letters to the Editor (July 10, 2013)

Gov. Corbett tries to pull a fast one on seniors


State House members react to new budget

Two state House members were quick to issue statements on Sunday night criticizing Pennsylvania’s new $28.4 billion budget for underfunding education, and especially for ignoring the needs of the cash-strapped Philadelphia school district. Here are excerpts from their statements:


Editorial: Made up math

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Letters to the Editor (July 3, 2013)

Methadone clinics are bad news


Letters to the Editor (June 26, 2013)

School district has money for big salaries


Editorial: Time to pony up

Teachers, parents and students took their cause to Harrisburg on Tuesday, to try to talk sense to state lawmakers and rally support for increased funding of public schools across Pennsylvania.


Letters to the Editor (June 19, 2013)

Rat Rescue members make themselves look silly