PFT fires back in court

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The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers has filed its legal response to the School Reform Commission's move to cancel its contract, challenging... Read more

PFT pushes back: livetweeting the SRC meeting

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7:20 p.m. More than 1,000 teachers and union supporters gathered Thursday afternoon outside the headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia... Read more

SRC cancels teachers' contract

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In a stunning move that could reshape the face of city schools, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission voted Monday to unilaterally cancel... Read more

SRC meeting hastily scheduled for this morning

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A School Reform Commission meeting for "general purposes" has been scheduled for this morning at 9:30. The next regularly scheduled meeting... Read more

Bomb threat at Lincoln HS

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Lincoln High School in the Northeast was evacuated because of a bomb threat, officials said. A school staffer received an email saying that... Read more

Philly schools' bond rating downgraded

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The Philadelphia School District's budget crisis isn't just pinching students and teachers. It's also affecting the school system's bond rating... Read more

District school among national Blue Ribbon honorees

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Hill-Freedman World Academy, a magnet school in Northwest Philadelphia, has won a National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education... Read more

City test scores down; fewer than half meet standards

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The results of the Philadelphia School District's 2014 state exams are in: overall, city students' performance dipped slightly. Both reading... Read more