Category Archives: News Post Summaries

News Posts, February 5, 2016

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Spending In Nation’s Schools Falls Again, With Wide Variation Across States What Will Poverty Sprawl Mean For School Districts? Climate Change Threatening Pennsylvania Wildlife Read PBPC Analysis of … Continue reading

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News Posts, January 29, 2016

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Despite Recovery, Prosperity Remains Out of Reach for Millions of American Families Philadelphia Passes Resolution Condemning ICE Raids Our Fading Understanding of the Common Good National Religious Organization Applauds … Continue reading

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News Posts, January 22, 2016

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: New Extreme in Inequality Crisis as 62 People Own as Much as Poorest Half American Parents and Children Living on $2-a-Day—With Food Stamps but No Cash Roughly 25 Percent … Continue reading

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News Posts, January 15, 2016

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: The Steep Costs of Keeping Juveniles in Adult Prison Segregation Reduction Project Report: Pennsylvania Stop Blaming Public Schools for Jobless Economy How Much Do We Hate Our Children? Science … Continue reading

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News Posts, January 8, 2016

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Raising Minimum Wage Makes Business Sense 14 States to Raise Minimum Wage by New Year’s Day—More to Follow A New Year’s Resolution for PA Lawmakers – Pass a … Continue reading

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News Posts, December 18, 2015

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: New Education Law Returns Education Policy to States, Ignores Equity as Federal Priority New Federal Law Allows New Directions for State Ed—PA Perspective Keep our Elections Free from Hateful … Continue reading

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News Posts, December 11, 2015

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: PBPC Compares Pennsylvania Senate and House 2015-2016 Budget Proposals

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News Posts, December 4, 2015

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Rise Up, Pennsylvanians! Gerrymandering Made a Mess of our State A Clean Spending Package, or an Ugly Christmas Tree? The 411 on the “Extenders” Package Congress is Considering—Bad … Continue reading

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News Posts, November 20, 2015

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Creating a More Equitable and Effective Juvenile Justice System Anti-Transparency Bill Implies Pennsylvania Police Have ‘Something to Hide’ ESEA Compromise Lacks Attention to Equity, Will Move to Conference … Continue reading

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News Posts, November 13, 2015

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: PBPC Issues Analysis of Tentative State Budget Framework Jobless Rate Puts Some at Risk for Food Stamps in PA Scandal (Poverty) Child Care Workers Are Paid Less Than … Continue reading

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