Why teachers make a difference: despite outrageous cuts, severe reductions in staff, & no pay, they say, “The students don’t have any contingency plan. They need to be educated, so we intend to be on the job.” WHAT IS WRONG WITH GOVERNOR CORBETT OF PA THAT HE WOULD PRESERVE TAX BREAKS FOR TOBACCO, OIL, AND GAS COMPANIES BUT CUT K-12 SCHOOLS? Sorry for yelling, but an entire school district has to stop paying teachers mid-year because it’s $19 million short? Completely wrong priorities.
Teachers Decide To Work For Free After Budget Cuts Leave Pennsylvania School District Without Funds.
The Chester Upland School District in Delaware County, Pennsylvania suffered a serious setback when Gov. Tom Corbett (R) slashed $900 million in education funds from the state budget. The cuts landed hardest on poorer districts, and Chester Upland, which predominantly serves African-American childre…