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

Group offers $35M for new Philly charter schools

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There's major news afoot in the Philadelphia school landscape: Philadelphia School Partnership is offering up to $35 million over three years... Read more

Phila. schools to dismiss early on Monday

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With an eye to the snowy forecast, Philadelphia School District officials have made the call to close schools early on Monday. All schools... Read more

Court: SRC can't cancel teachers' contract

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Commonwealth Court judges have handed a win to the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, ruling that the School Reform Commission cannot throw... Read more

Philly school $ trails other big cities

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Compared with big-city peers, the Philadelphia School District now spends less per pupil than almost any other education system in the country... Read more

Student die-in, long-term fiscal plan: SRC livetweets

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It's another busy day in Philadelphia School District land - on tap is an SRC meeting, a student die-in, and a five-year financial plan for... Read more