Philly School Files Archive: September, 2012

Penny Nixon leaving district - temporarily

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Philadelphia School District chief academic officer Penny Nixon is taking an educational sabbatical effective Nov. 1. The sabbatical was announced... Read more

Upcoming: Education chat with Kristen Graham

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Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham chats online about Philadelphia public schools on Monday, Oct. 1. The chat starts at noon. On a mobile... Read more

Livetweeting the SRC meeting

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I'll be live tweeting the September SRC meeting, scheduled to start at 5:30 today. Follow along. On a mobile device? Click here to follow... Read more

Live tweeting the SRC

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Follow along here as I live tweet this evening's School Reform Commission meeting. (Follow me on Twitter, too!) The meeting is scheduled to... Read more

Phila. school gets funding to plan for expansion, new MS

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Powel Elementary, a tiny public K-4 school in West Philadelphia, has long been regarded as an oasis in the neighborhood - a safe, strong school... Read more

Schools under cheating scrutiny take a tumble

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UPDATE, 2 p.m. Across Pennsylvania, scores fell statewide for the first time since the PSSA was first administered, in 2002. Read the full... Read more

Hite hits the ground running

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For William R. Hite Jr., the clock started ticking today. It was the new Philadelphia schools chief’s first day on the job full time... Read more