Where The Fake News Is Coming From!

Published in the Center City Concerned Citizens Review, Philadelphia, PA   October 2017 By Joseph Batory The current president likes to tell the American people to beware of “fake news” and regularly bashes the legitimate news media.  This despotic technique is not new. It has had many parallels in history.  Hitler regularly utilized the term […]

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The Lasallian Legacy

Reprinted with permission of the Delaware County Daily Times By Joseph Batory, Times Columnist 09/07/17 More than 400 years ago in France, a Catholic priest, Jean Baptiste de La Salle, was appalled that education was only for the aristocrats. So Jean Baptiste de La Salle founded the Christian Brothers, dedicated to quality teaching for all […]

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A South Philly Philosophy of Leadership

Published by the American Association of School Administrators By Joseph P. Batory    (Recipient of the Lifetime Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of School Administrators) One of the first telephone calls I received after becoming the superintendent in Upper Darby, Pa., way back in 1984 was from Guido, the neighborhood South Philadelphia bookie […]

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Joseph Batory’s Scholarships

In each of the past 30 years,  Joseph Batory has awarded scholarship assistance to a worthy and needy Upper Darby High School grad.    From 1984 to 1999, Joe was the award-winning superintendent of schools in the very diversely populated Upper Darby School District.  Upper Darby High School, one of the 14 schools in the […]

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