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

Mayor to name new SRC member Wednesday?

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The School Reform Commission is now down to three members - Commissioner Sylvia Simms' term ended last Friday, leaving only Chair Joyce Wilkerson... Read more

Phila. superintendent's job evaluation: 'Strong'

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The School Reform Commission has graded William R. Hite Jr., judging the Philadelphia superintendent a "strong" leader. In an evaluation released... Read more

Live from the SRC: a new HS for North Philly

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North Philadelphia is getting a new high school in 2017, and the Philadelphia Housing Authority will spend millions to make it happen. On... Read more