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Early this morning, students in the Philadelphia School District began walking out their school buildings as part of a student strike in support of their teachers. On Monday – one day after World Teachers Day – the Philadelphia School Reform Commission took the unprecedented move …

I have a rule when I hear Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) administrators explain the “budget crisis” in the system or at any one of the 14 state-owned universities: the first two reasons they give are generally throw-aways, but pay attention to the …

Last night, Beth MacDaniel, Chair of the English department and President of the local chapter of APSCUF at Clarion University talked to Rick Smith about plans to cut over 40 jobs and eliminate programs and Clarion University.

Harrisburg – Monday evening the negotiations committee of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) unanimously approved a tentative contract agreement with the State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). APSCUF delegates will vote on the tentative agreement at a Legislative Assembly scheduled for …

Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a Raging Chicken Press mini-series on the Temple injunction of 1990 and the current APSCUF contract negotiations. To see an overview of what this series is about, check out Kevin Mahoney’s introduction to the series here.  Following …

Stand Up, Live Better!

November 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

Tomorrow, BLACK FRIDAY, Walmart workers from around the country are going on strike for respect, a living wage, and a new model for the American economy – one in which we look out for one another. Enough with the race to the bottom! Stand up, …

PASSHE Board of Governors: Here We Come!

October 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

It’s about 3:30 am and I am up preparing for today’s PASSHE Board of Governors meeting in Harrisburg. I am printing out the last faculty letters to the Chancellor that I received late last night, reviewing my notes for my 90 seconds before the Board …

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