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

School-funding case aired in Harrisburg

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HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania’s system of funding education is broken, and the courts must order lawmakers to make it right, attorneys for... Read more

Hite: district needs changes, refocusing

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Laying out his vision for the Philadelphia School District on Wednesday, William R. Hite Jr. said the school system must narrow its focus,... Read more

Green: PFT negotiations going backward

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The Philadelphia School District and its largest union are back at the negotiating table, the gulf between the two sides has widened, officials... Read more

Green out, Neff in as SRC chair

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Gov. Wolf, in a stunning move, is stripping Bill Green of his chairmanship of the School Reform Commission. Marjorie Neff will be the new... Read more