Last year, Neshaminy HS student journalists were punished by the superintendent for refusing to use a derogatory sports team name in the newspaper. This year, they were honored by Philly City Council.More
AFT Pennsylvania has joined school districts, parents, a group representing rural school systems and the state NAACP in a lawsuit against state education officials and out-going governor Tom Corbett charging them with failing to uphold their constitutional obligation to provide adequate funding for all Pennsylvania children.
AFT Pennsylvania is proud to stand with Neshaminy Federation of Teachers President Tara Huber and the student editors and staff of the Neshaminy High School newspaper, The Playwickian, who were honored Thursday by the Philadelphia City Council for banning the traditional school team nickname “Redskins” from the student newspaper.
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