Deputy schools superintendent resigns

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Philadelphia School District Deputy Superintendent Paul Kihn has resigned his position, officials confirmed Wednesday. Kihn, who was Superintendent... Read more

"Hazardous, unsanitary" conditions inside city schools

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City Controller Alan Butkovitz Wednesday detailed what he said were "hazardous and unsanitary" conditions inside Philadelphia schools. He... Read more

Top city HS gets funds to fuel expansion

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One of the the city’s top high schools just got more support for its newest venture, a middle school launching in the fall. Carver High... Read more

Outsourcing subs, charter actions: live from the SRC

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Happy final student day of the Philadelphia School District year. The School Reform Commission is marking this auspicious occasion with its... Read more

Kensington Urban HS closure postponed

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The planned closure of Kensington Urban Education Academy High School - scheduled for this week - has been pushed back a year, the Philadelphia... Read more

Philly schools closing at noon on Tuesday

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Because of forecasted high temperatures, Philadelphia public schools will close at noon on Tuesday, officials announced. Most city schools... Read more

Outsourcing nurses, subs? PFT pushes back

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When he was in kindergarten, Sabrina Jones' medically fragile son had a rotating cast of private-duty nurses at his Philadelphia public school... Read more

Bring on the fiscal scrutiny, Hite says

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Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. heard City Council clearly - they're skeptical of how the millions they've provided over the past several... Read more