Pottsgrove Education Association President John Shantz, in a letter released Tuesday night, claimed teachers' union leadership was denied 'a place at the table' in discussions to reopen district schools.
An education veteran who previously held administrative positions in the Twin Valley, Downingtown Area, and Owen J. Roberts school districts became principal Tuesday of Ringing Rocks Elementary School.
Tonight's Pottsgrove Board of School Directors' meeting has a variety of items on its agenda, but probably few as important as those dealing with the pandemic and students' return to education.
Whether on a full- or part-time basis, those answering survey questions prefer sending their children back into schools ... but safely.
Pottsgrove's school board Tuesday approved a labor contract extension with the district's Teamsters-represented custodial and maintenance staff. It also congratulated six retirees, and eight employees receiving tenure.
With changes bringing even more digital education, the Pottsgrove school board Tuesday agreed to offer enhanced online tools for kindergarten through fifth-grade students and their families.
Pottsgrove administrators and its school board took cash from several savings accounts, trimmed costs, and found creative ways to make purchases, ensuring the district budget approved Tuesday carried no tax hike.
The Pottsgrove school board pledged to approve a no-tax-increase budget next year. An error made by the state Department of Education, however, may force a $150 per property tax increase anyway.