School for the Deaf teachers unionize

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Teachers and support staff at the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, a 195-year-old school in Germantown, want to unionize. The staff have... Read more

Finding the good

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On a visit to a Philadelphia School District school today (hi, Parkway Center City!), a familiar thought occurred to me: financial circumstances... Read more

Video: SRC member told kids they attend failing schools

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Last month, student activists from the Philadelphia Student Union - pupils at city public schools - staged a protest at a screening of the... Read more

Live Philly school chat: running a school on $160?

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Join me Tuesday at noon for a live chat on Philadelphia schools. As always, things are hopping - from the school whose entire discretionary... Read more

Districts, parents sue Pa. over education funding

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School districts, parents, an organization representing small and rural school systems and the state NAACP on Monday filed a lawsuit against... Read more

Judge: no teacher benefits changes for now

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A judge has made permanent an injunction barring the School Reform Commission from making changes to 11,200 Philadelphia Federation of Teachers'... Read more

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