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Ashley DeMauro | State Director for StudentsFirst in Pennsylvania

"Tell me and I will forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I will learn.” This is what we strive to accomplish at StudentsFirst in Pennsylvania: involving Pennsylvanians – students, parents, teachers, citizens, policy makers – in education advocacy.

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Providing Flexibility to Meet Students' Needs

Everyone is debating how best to spend money and resources to make sure every kid receives a great education. While we do spend a lot of time talking about spending state money, we don’t spend enough time talking about spending our money more wisely.

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The connection between educational success and flexibility

Our friends at PennCAN released a report yesterday celebrating the successes of “opportunity schools” in Allegheny County that are proving poverty is not a barrier to a quality education, and all kids, regardless of their socioeconomic status, can learn and achieve academic success.

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