Published in the Delaware County Daily Times July 2, 2019 By Joseph Batory, Times Correspondent With so much interest in ancestry these days, it is always interesting to find a person from the past with your same name. This happened to me recently, and my discovery was chilling. One […]Read more "Speaking of Freedom: A Remarkable Polish Hero"
Published in the Center City Concerned Citizens Review June 2019 Philadelphia PA By Joseph Batory It just may be the Number One challenge endangering future generations here in the USA and worldwide. The latest report from the United Nations offers a mind-boggling portrait of one million plant and animal species now on […]Read more "Climate change is no hoax!!!!!!"
Published in the Delaware County Daily Times Delaware County’s Daily Newspaper June 10, 2019 By Joseph Batory, Daily Times Guest Columnist In each of the past 31 years, a deserving graduate of Upper Darby High School has received some scholarship assistance toward higher education from me. This newest (2019) Joseph Batory Scholarship awardee is […]Read more "Making My Small Difference For The Better!!!!"
Published in the Delaware County Daily Times Delaware County’s Daily Newspaper May 30, 2019 By Joseph Batory, Times Columnist (As someone who had a 25 year career in educational leadership, I observed hundreds of teachers interacting with students in their classrooms. So…I have often been asked about what makes a great teacher. Below is […]Read more "What Makes A Great Teacher????"
By Joseph Batory Published in the Delaware County Daily Times May 20, 2019 Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court had dismissed a major lawsuit challenging the State system of public education funding in 2015 (William Penn School District et al. v. PA Department of Education et al). It was filed in 2014 by the Education Law Center […]Read more "Pennsylvania To Go On Trial! Lawsuit Alleges Underfunding of Public Education For Decades!"
The Rotary Foundation of Philadelphia, the charity arm of the Rotary Club of Philadelphia, has just completed distribution of its annual grant awards for fiscal year, 2018-2019. More than $32,000.00 has been distributed among 20 different needy organizations in the Philadelphia community and beyond. “Our outreach via small grant awards is a meaningful way to […]Read more "Philadelphia Rotary Making A Difference For The Better!"
Published in the Center City Concerned Citizens Review May 2019 By Joseph Batory A research study by the Rockefeller Foundation’s (In Pursuit of Better Schools) analyzing public education funding nationally has revealed significant inequalities among school systems across the United States with differences ranging in per pupil funding ranging from […]Read more "The Travesty of Unequal Funding of Public Education Nationally and in Pennsylvania"