Teachers at Feltonville Investigated for Informing Parents about Opt-out Rights
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Parents at the Feltonville School of Arts & Sciences in Philadelphia have taken a stand against high-stakes standardized testing. Using their legal right to opt out, one in five parents at Feltonville are now refusing the spring administration of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (PSSAs) for their children. The parents and students at Feltonville are […]

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weekend family fun
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Although the winter lull has creeped in, Philly still has some family weekend fun to help cure that cabin fever: Saturday & Sunday: Valentine Make-in  This works as a drop-off for kids ages six and up, or as a family activity for younger children. Tap into your creative side and use a variety of materials […]

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ideas for philly family loooong weekend fun
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  With a long weekend for some, it’s a good thing there’s plenty to do! This week’s themes seem to be nature & service to others: Friday Night: Owl Prowl  Though it may be a wee bit cold, this might be cool enough to brave the elements. Head over to the Schuylkill Center for Environmental […]

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