New hires, other changes for Philly schools

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Significant changes continue at the Philadelphia School District, with Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. Wednesday announcing a number of... Read more

More changes afoot for Philly schools

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Expect more changes in the Philadelphia School District, with Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. scheduled to announce news about the schools'... Read more

Philly must re-hire counselors, official finds

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Every Philadelphia public school could have a full-time counselor in September, and dozens of laid-off counselors stand to be re-hired if a... Read more

Hite's report card: solid, no straight A's

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Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. has gotten his report card: solid, but no straight As. And though he was eligible for a performance bonus... Read more

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