This year, the ACEs include more information, comparisons and data
Teachers at a second school, Taylor Elementary, say they will also participate. The District issued a statement saying: "All students and teachers are expected to be in school throughout the school day."
The report from EdBuild found that an absence of state guidance results in little relationship between tax burden and ability to pay. Proposed legislation would eliminate property taxes altogether, but would not solve the inequity problem.
Philadelphia was acknowledged for its own abatement effort.
After the Education Committee chair made comments about "inner city" students, Sen. Vincent Hughes said he was not fit for that post. Eichelberger, in turn, cited "fake news" and blasted Hughes on his website.
The District's plan to overhaul 11 struggling schools drew complaints. The SRC also approved an expansion for FACTS Charter School.