Climate change is no hoax!!!!!!

  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 […]

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What Makes A Great Teacher????

  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 […]

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Pennsylvania To Go On Trial! Lawsuit Alleges Underfunding of Public Education For Decades!

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 […]

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The Travesty of Unequal Funding of Public Education Nationally and in Pennsylvania

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 […]

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