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Students at Ben Franklin Organize "Big Listen"

Students at Ben Franklin Organize "Big L…

By The Philadelphia Student Union on Apr-02-2014

Governor Corbett’s decision to cut the Philadelphia School District’s budget was in part the reason 23 schools shuttered their doors last year. Students and staff were either being forced to relocate schools and still-open schools were expected to accommodate them. The transition has been chaotic and has resulted in a variety of issues in recieving schools.

PCAPS Lauches Voter Education and Mobilizaiton Campaign

PCAPS Lauches Voter Education and Mobilizaito…

By The Philadelphia Student Union on Mar-31-2014

On Saturday, March 29th, PCAPS held a press conference at the Media Mobilizing Project to announce the launch of our Voter Education and Mobilization Campaign. The goal is to sign up 25,000 "education voters" who will pledge to elect a Governor who will support full and fair funding, charter school accountability, ending the school to prison pipe line and returning our school to local control kicked of today in West Philadelphia.

Turn Up for the Movement!: Pictures from the Citywide Student Assembly

Turn Up for the Movement!: Pictures from the …

By The Philadelphia Student Union on Feb-04-2014

On February 1st, 2014, hundreds of students assembled at Edison High School to strategize on how to reclaim a high public quality education in Philadelphia. Following the closure of over 20 public schools last year along with the deep cuts to staff and programming, students are feeling the affects every day in their schools. 

Saturday Meetings

Saturday Meetings are a weekly space for students from across the city to learn and work together.  We learn about issues like racism, sexism and poverty. We participate in fun activities to learn the skills it takes to be a leader. We also work on upcoming events and campaigns. 

City Wide

The Philadelphia Student Union runs citywide campaigns that bring together students from all of our chapters and additional schools to improve school district policies and practices. 

The Union Rep

The Union Rep is the bi-annual student-written newsletter of the Philadelphia Student Union. Students write about issues in their schools, recent PSU actions, and our experiences as students in Philadelphia.