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Children First (formerly PCCY) has been working closely with students from William Penn School District (one of the plaintiffs in the Fair Funding case in Pennsylvania) to co-produce a student-led podcast that shares their thoughts, frustrations, experiences, and hopes for future education funding. This podcast will share their stories, bring in guests, and share weekly updates on the Fair Funding Lawsuit beginning in November 2021!

PENNding Funds Trinity, Paul, and Lisa

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

Children First (formerly PCCY) has been working closely with students from William Penn School District (one of the plaintiffs in the Fair Funding case in Pennsylvania) to co-produce a student-led podcast that shares their thoughts, frustrations, experiences, and hopes for future education funding. This podcast will share their stories, bring in guests, and share weekly updates on the Fair Funding Lawsuit beginning in November 2021!

    Interview with Ms. Kristina Moon Part 2

    Interview with Ms. Kristina Moon Part 2

    Lisa and Trinity host continue their conversation with Kristina Moon, a lawyer from the Education Law Center in this part 2. They continue to discuss the hopes for the outcome of this trial and the students share their own experiences.

    • 2 min
    Interview with Kristina Moon Part 1

    Interview with Kristina Moon Part 1

    Lisa and Trinity come back to PENNding Funds with an interview with Kristina Moon, one of the Lawyers from the Education Law Center. They ask questions about the probable outcomes and the flesh-out issues with school lunches.

    • 5 min
    Trial Week 1: What does "Fair" mean?

    Trial Week 1: What does "Fair" mean?

    Is it fair to call a building with only chairs and desks a school? Trinity and Paul review statements made by David McAndrew, Jr., superintendent of Panther Valley School District who describes the negative impact of a lack of thorough and efficient funding, Patrick Northen, a lawyer representing the respondents, who explain what qualifies as a school, and Senator Tim Kearney who asks for a clearer definition of the term, “fair.”

    • 3 min
    PENNding Funds: How does Education Funding Work?

    PENNding Funds: How does Education Funding Work?

    In this episode, another member of the PENNding Fund’s Podcast, Lisa, introduces herself. With her classmate, Paul, they discuss how public schools are funded and how this inadequate funding has affected their lives within the school building, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 3 min
    PENNding Funds: Pennsylvania's Fair Funding Lawsuit

    PENNding Funds: Pennsylvania's Fair Funding Lawsuit

    On this episode of PENNding Funds two students are introduced, Trinity and Paul from the William Penn School District. They share that this podcast will be focused on the Fair Funding Lawsuit that began on Friday, November 12th. They will be covering the past, the present, and their hopes for a promising future

    • 2 min

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4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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