Hite: 1,000 layoffs if district doesn't get additional $216M

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Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite said Friday that a district already strained by layoffs and budget cuts in recent... Read more

PFT members to vote on contract extension tomorrow

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Update: PFT officials aren't mum with just the press apparently. A PFT member tweeted me minutes ago that members have no idea what they're... Read more

Pedro Ramos named SRC Chair; Wendell Pritchett will be interim chair

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Wendell Pritchett, the newest member to join the School Reform Commission, has risen up the ranks - at least temporarily. Gov. Corbett appointed... Read more

SRC shake-up postpones tomorrow's meeting

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Tomorrow's School Reform Commission meeting has been postponed due to the recent departures of two of its members, according to a statement... Read more

Nutter names new SRC appointment

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As promised, Mayor Nutter today made the first of his two appointments to the School Reform Commission by giving the job to his former staffer... Read more

32BJ president reacts to layoff threats

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George Richezza, president of 32BJ SEIU District 1201, issued a statement today in response to the district's plan to layoff 848 facilities... Read more

Source: Fate of principals rests on shoulders of colleagues

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Updated 6:12p.m.: About two weeks after rejecting a proposal by the district, principal union members voted in favor of the same concessions... Read more

Tomorrow's SRC meeting cancelled due to lack of quorum

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I know many of you were looking forward to attending tomorrow's School Reform Commission meeting. But you will have to wait until next week... Read more