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

PFT sued over workers on district payroll

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The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers and Philadelphia School District were sued in Common Pleas Court on Wednesday over a long-held practice... Read more

Charter decision livetweets

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The School Reform Commission is now deciding the fate of 39 charter school applications, the first such new proposals in seven years. I'm... Read more

Fate of 39 new charters decided today

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Today, the SRC decides the fate of 39 possible new charter schools. The SRC is surely feeling intense pressure - powerful people on all sides... Read more