Philly School Files Archive: October, 2011

Transcript: Chat on Philadelphia schools

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Join Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham at noon today for a chat on the School District of Philadelphia. On mobile? Click here. Read more

Now you can watch SRC meetings from your living room!

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Be still, my heart. It's a big day for folks who follow the Philadelphia School Reform Commission but can't get to its meetings, which happen... Read more

Phila. SD must cut $22 m more

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Update, 5 p.m. The Philadelphia School District must cut $22 million on top of the more than $600 million in cuts it has already made, Chief... Read more

Lincoln High students accused of setting fire

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Three Lincoln High School students were detained by Philadelphia School District police after allegedly setting a fire this morning. The... Read more

New SRC members talk safety, superintendent search

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The Philadelphia School District should pay more attention to issues of violence and safety. It’s not looking for Superman to be its... Read more

Is there a minority teacher shortage?

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When two University of Pennsylvania researchers set out to study whether efforts to recruit more minority teachers had been successful, they... Read more

Houstoun is nominated to SRC

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Update, 12:40 p.m. Mayor Nutter has weighed in on Feather Houstoun's nomination to the SRC. “Feather Houstoun is one of Philadelphia’s... Read more

Report: Phila. SD must prepare for painful school closing process

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As it prepares to close schools, the Philadelphia School District must prepare for a potentially politicially painful process that probably... Read more