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Andrew Saltz

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Insider: The SRC May Be Sizing Up Your Neighborhood School Right Now

Saltz: Even if your school is on the up and up, the SRC could still turn it into a charter.

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Why the Teacher’s Union Didn’t Endorse the Teacher Candidate

Saltz: The PFT wants to run with the winners, even if the winners aren’t good for teachers.

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Teachers Should Be Opting-Out of Their Own Uninspired Tests

Saltz: State-mandated standardized tests aren’t the only classroom assessments that suck.

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Beware the Creation of a “Roid-Rage SRC”

Opinion: A state-run “achievement district” is a terrible idea with too many Philadelphia backers.

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Insider: 4 Things Jim Kenney Must Do To Fix Philly’s Schools

Saltz: Kenney should take on Harrisburg instead of hiding under the table.

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Inside Take: 3 Bogus Problems With the Teacher’s Contract

Saltz: Red herring alert.

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The Book Dungeon Isn’t the Real Scandal

Teachers and the district have had “had to focus on keeping the lights on instead of distributing outdated books.”

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Inside Take: Don’t Call Me Superman

Expecting teachers to be superheroes undermines the profession.

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INSIDE TAKE: Time for Real Talk on Charters

The best charters are whiter and wealthier than district schools

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INSIDE TAKE: Standardized Testing Isn’t Worth It

A week of tests, all for questionable data.