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

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