Philly School Files Archive: February, 2012

W. Catholic HS president resigns

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A bit of Catholic school news... Brother Timothy Ahern, president of West Philadelphia Catholic, has resigned his post effective immediately... Read more

Deal keeps city schools open on weekends, councilman says

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UPDATE, 6:30 p.m. Councilman Bobby Henon, on his Facebook page, is reporting the deal is done. "Great news! City Council, the Council President... Read more

Education chat, noon today with Kristen Graham

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Join Kristen Graham for chat today at noon on the Philadelphia School District. On a mobile device? Click here to join the chat. Read more

Philly kid on path to U.S. Naval Academy

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Meet Shaquil Keels. The senior at Randolph Technical High was recently accepted to into the Naval Academy Preparatory School, a yearlong... Read more

Philly schools will close on weekends, early on weeknights

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Starting next week, the Philadelphia School District will cancel all weekend programs and shut school buildings an hour early during the week... Read more

Ackerman denied unemployment

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UPDATE, 6 p.m.: Arlene Ackerman has confirmed that her unemployment claim has been denied. In an e-mail to The Inquirer, she wrote: "I got... Read more

Union files state complaint over Philly nursing cuts

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In an attempt to halt the practice of having principals, secretaries, gym teachers and other non-medical personnel administer medication to... Read more