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Philadelphia Parents, Lunchroom Staff Begin Fast for Safe Schools

Philadelphia Parents, Lunchroom Staff Begin Fast for Safe Schools

Fasters encamp on steps of Governor’s Philadelphia office; call for Commonwealth and City act. A group of Philadelphia public school parents and lunchroom staff today launched a fast for safe schools. The elimination of more than 1,200 student safety staff from schools across the district, including those on the federal “persistently dangerous” schools list, places… Read more »

Student Safety Staff – Press Round-Up

Below is recent press coverage telling the story of Philadelphia’s school safety staff, who work to keep kids safe in the lunchroom and beyond.  We will continue to post additional press summaries in the coming days and include other articles relevant to the struggle to save public education in Philadelphia. “Dark Days for Philly Schools… Read more »

Parents, Clergy, Students: Funding Crisis, SDP Layoffs Put Philadelphia Students in Danger

Parents, Clergy, Students: Funding Crisis, SDP Layoffs Put Philadelphia Students in Danger

Though both national and local tragedies of the past year have demonstrated the importance of maintaining a safe environment in our schools, the School District of Philadelphia layoffs announced last week would increase the risk of violence in our schools. Now, the City and State have a responsibility to act on funding proposals to protect… Read more »

Sodexo and Real Food Challenge Sign Food Chain Transparency Agreement!

Sodexo and Real Food Challenge Sign Food Chain Transparency Agreement!

Editor’s Note: This important announcement comes from Sodexo and our friends at Real Food Challenge! We’re excited to share it with you here. Addressing the interests of a growing student food movement, Sodexo provides a larger window on the sources of the foods they provide on campus Gaithersburg, Md. April 4, 2013 — Amidst growing… Read more »

A “New Relationship with Food”: How workers prepared to make your trip through LAX Airport a bit tastier

A “New Relationship with Food”: How workers prepared to make your trip through LAX Airport a bit tastier

We’ve all been there. You’ve made it through security, you’re rushing to your gate where your flight is already boarding, and your stomach is grumbling almost as loudly as the plane’s engines. You need something to eat, and quick. But in a sea of fast food and shrink-wrapped snacks, what’s a real food lover to… Read more »

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