Philly School Files Archive: June, 2011

Philly SD won't cancel contracts tomorrow

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The Philadelphia School District is "currently engaged in positive conversations with the unions to help close the district's budget gap,"... Read more

Another top Ackerman aide to leave Phila. SD

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Tomas Hanna, a top aide to Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, is leaving the Philadelphia School District for a job in New York. Hanna had been... Read more

Phila. SD faces a new $35M shortfall

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Philadelphia School District Chief Financial Officer Michael Masch said at a press briefing Wednesday that the school system now faces an additional... Read more

Ackerman: I'm staying

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At a dramatic, contentious SRC meeting that just ended, Superintendent Arlene C. Ackerman denied reports that she is in talks to end her contract... Read more

Lawmaker: On Phila. SD, a tipping point

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With so much attention fixed on budgets - both state, city and Philadelphia School District - other news has gotten lost in the shuffle... Read more

Layoffs go forward, PFT case goes to arbitration

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The Philadelphia School District and the teachers union agreed to drop a court case today and go straight to arbitration, and as a result,... Read more

Live chat with Kristen Graham June 27

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Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham will be taking your questions about the School District of Philadelphia on Monday, June 27, starting... Read more

Hughes: Revoke SRC's power to break union contracts

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State Sen. Vincent Hughes will introduce legislation today that would end the Philadelphia School Reform Commission’s power to terminate... Read more