Well, here’s something to make you sick to your stomach. The School District of Philadelphia announced its budget proposal addressing it’s projected $629M budget shortfall. The lowlights of the School District’s proposal–laying off 3,820 employees (including 400 administrators and 1,260 teachers + nurses, custodians and other ancillary staff, and elimination of full day kindergarten
I know that many of you are interested in getting involved to improve your local school. If so, this event on May 5 may be of interest to many of you
This Wednesday evening, I will be at Congregation Rodeph Shalom hosting a meetup for families of young children in Center City/Fairmount who are embarking on the elementary school search. Come, enjoy some pizza, learn a little bit about the process of choosing a school in Philly, and meet other parents in the same boat.
No more teachers, no more books, no more shore vacations on the books?
You’ve got a 3, 4, or 5 year old running around who only has a very limited understanding of the world and what might be different between ‘kindergarten’ and the daycare they are already getting. How much, if anything, do you share with them?