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NEA President: Leaving Chester Upland Students in Limbo a “Dereliction of Duty”

January 19, 2012 by khart  
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By Kevin Hart The students of the Chester Upland School District, one of the poorest districts in Pennsylvania, deserve the security of knowing that their schools will have the funding to remain open for the entire school year. That was the message delivered by National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel after a $3.2 million [...]

Educators Will Work Without Paychecks to Keep Broke District From Failing

January 11, 2012 by khart  
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By Kevin Hart When Bonita Davis’ husband passed away in August, she faced the same fears and anxieties that would grip any new single parent. The bills didn’t stop coming. She wondered how she would continue supporting her two children in college. And Davis, a sixth-grade teacher in the Chester Upland School District in Chester, [...]