Philly schools plan more closures, charters, new schools

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Sweeping changes are afoot for the Philadelphia School District, with closures, conversions to charters and even new schools proposed Thursday... Read more

7 area schools win National Blue Ribbon

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Seven area schools have been recognized for their excellence by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools. Secretary... Read more

Philly schools adding Monday as an off day

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Already closed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for Yom Kippur and the upcoming Pope's visit, the Philadelphia School District just announced... Read more

Hite: Sub firm's contract in jeopardy

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UPDATE, 6:15 p.m. Continued poor performance by the outside firm hired to provide substitute teaching services for the Philadelphia School... Read more

Major drops in city test scores

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Student performance on state exams dropped significantly in the Philadelphia School District, according to results released Wednesday. District-wide... Read more

Structural problems to delay start at one Philly school

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Hundreds of students who attend Solis-Cohen Elementary in the Northeast will not be able to start their school year on time due to serious... Read more

Radical changes for popular charter school ordered by state

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Weeks before the start of school, the state education department dropped a bomb on a unique charter school popular with Philadelphia-area families:... Read more

No Pa. budget without school $: Hughes

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Minutes before heading into a second straight day of budget talks with Gov. Wolf and top leaders in Harrisburg, state Sen. Vincent Hughes said... Read more