Live from the SRC: Charters, protests, and more

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The fate of 10 charter schools will be decided Monday as the SRC holds a special meeting on charter renewals. And there's no shortage of controversy... Read more

Live from the SRC: activists ask for an end to elementary-school suspensions, more

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It's SRC day (again; second meeting this month, with two more meetings scheduled for Monday) and I'll be covering the action. First up: education... Read more

SRC to hear from the public on its $2.9 billion budget - but only some of the public

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Thursday is the public’s chance to comment on the Philadelphia School District’s $2.9 billion budget - the official budget hearing... Read more

Billboard shaming mayor, SRC coming soon: Teacher reaches fund-raising goal

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It took teacher George Bezanis just five days to raise enough money to buy a billboard shaming Mayor Kenney and Philadelphia School District... Read more

Livetweeting the SRC meeting

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Welcome to another SRC meeting. The commission is scheduled to consider an expansion of the Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Charter School and... Read more

Dear Mr. President: Philly students write to Trump

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The writing prompt was simple: what do you want to say to President Trump? Philadelphia third through eighth graders in the Writers Matter... Read more

SRC considers 3 new charter applications: live tweets

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The School Reform Commission on Wednesday will consider three new charter-school applications: Deep Roots, Friendship Whittier, and KIPP Parkside... Read more

Live from the SRC: new commissioner comes on board

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It's SRC day, and while the meeting agenda seems fairly light, it's still a meeting worth watching. Activists are expected to make their presence... Read more