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

District extends school year

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Philadelphia public school students will be sitting in classes for an extra day in June, officials said Friday. The final day of school is... Read more

SRC to OK $2.9 billion financial statement

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The Philadelphia School District is projecting a budget of $2.9 billion next year — a forecast that banks on $264 million in new city... Read more

Thousands awarded for Philly school turnarounds

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The Philadelphia School Partnership has awarded $375,000 to four city schools - two public, one charter and parochial - to spur turnarounds... Read more

Education top issue in Philly, Pew finds

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Education is the most important issue to Philadelphians - more important than crime, jobs and the economy, a new study released Monday by the... Read more