The Hall Monitor Archive: September, 2011

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

Another union says no to proposed district deal

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Although district officials say they hope to save up to $75 million in concessions from its unions to close a multi-million gap, it doesn't... Read more

Beginning today, kindergarten parents meet with teachers

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Beginning today, parents and guardians of children entering kindergarten, Head Start and Bright Futures will meet with their pupils' teachers... Read more

School's back! Tell us about it

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The summer of Arlene Ackerman-inspired discontent comes to a close Tuesday as students across Philadelphia return to school. We want to hear... Read more