Keystone Exams Should be Erased

Last week, in a rare display of bipartisanship, the Pennsylvania Legislature voted unanimously to delay the start of Keystone Exams for high school seniors. Joe Ciresi, Democratic candidate for state rep in the 146th District, says lawmakers should take the extra step of eliminating these graduation exams altogether. “School districts have spent hundreds of thousands […]

Pennsylvania’s Growing Mismanagement

The failure of the Pennsylvania Legislature to manage taxpayer money has real consequences, including higher property taxes in the Pottstown, Perkiomen Valley, Pottsgrove and Spring-Ford Area school districts. Just before the start of the new year, Standard & Poor’s described the emergency, stop-gap $30.3 billion budget signed by Gov. Wolf as “structurally unbalanced” and hinted […]