City schools: This is why we need more money

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In the face of steep revenue cuts, the city school system is now spending less to educate each student than it has since 2008, and benefits... Read more

Officials argue for tax hike for schools

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A top Nutter administration official Thursday made a pitch to City Council: the mayor’s proposed property-tax hike is the clearest way... Read more

Another union reaches deal with Philly schools

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Another union has a deal with the Philadelphia School District. The members of Unite Here Local 634, which represents school cafeteria workers... Read more

Weingarten stumps for Helen Gym

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Helen Gym's City Council campaign got early momentum from an endorsement from the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. On Friday, it was bolstered... Read more

Philly schools to outsource nurses?

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The Philadelphia School District is exploring outsourcing its health services, officials said Wednesday - a move that might mean privatizing... Read more

Schools CFO to leave Philly

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Matthew Stanski, the Philadelphia School District's well-regarded chief financial officer, is leaving the school system, a spokesman confirmed... Read more

School-funding case dismissed

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A seven-judge panel has dismissed a lawsuit filed by school districts, parents, and organizations contending that Pennsylvania’s system... Read more

Philly to outsource substitute-teaching jobs

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The Philadelphia School District is outsourcing management of its substitute-teaching services, effectively privatizing hundreds of jobs now... Read more