Live from Council: Keeping teachers in Philly

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City Council's education committee will conduct a hearing today on keeping teachers in the Philadelphia School District. Expected to testify... Read more

5 new charter schools apply to open in Philly

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Five new charter schools have applied to open in Philadelphia. If approved, the schools would add more than 3,000 students to charter-school... Read more

PFT upset with proposed school-calendar changes

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Starting and ending the school year sooner? Philadelphia School District officials want to do just that, citing a desire to get as much of... Read more

State rules: no ethics violation for SRC's Simms

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The State Ethics Commission has spoken: School Reform Commission member Sylvia Simms committed no violation when she advocated for, then voted... Read more

Cole Hamels returns to Philly, funds city school project

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Cole Hamels returned to Philadelphia Thursday, handing a $95,500 check from his family foundation to a city high school. The money will help... Read more

What do Philly kids want in a president?

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The presidential election has permeated everything, and if you think kids aren't paying attention, you're wrong. The terrific Philadelphia... Read more

Kenney, Wolf tap Wilkerson as new SRC chair

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Mayor Kenney has chosen Joyce Wilkerson - a former chief of staff to Mayor John Street - as his pick for the School Reform Commission. She... Read more

Some Philly schools workers to get a raise

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Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. announced Friday that the Philadelphia School District is giving its non-unionized employees a raise. Workers... Read more