Philly School Files Archive: October, 2011

Another SRC member resigns

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Denise McGregor Armbrister has resigned from the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, according to a Wednesday news release from the Pennsylvania... Read more

State adds 2 Phila. schools to persistently dangerous list

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Two city high schools have been added to the list of schools considered "persistently dangerous" under federal guidelines. Both are former... Read more

Persistently dangerous schools list out

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The Philadelphia School District has released the list of schools considered Persistently Dangerous under the federal No Child Left Behind... Read more

In Philly, persistently dangerous schools are down

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The number of city public schools considered “persistently dangerous” under federal guidelines plummeted this year, according to... Read more

Making college possible for Philly kids

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Abraham Kwon met a lot of smart, motivated teens as a volunteer working with the debate team at West Philadelphia High a few years back. But... Read more

PFT approves contract extension

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UPDATE 8:45 p.m.: PFT members overwhelmingly ratified a contract extension that keeps intact their 3 percent January raise. There will be no... Read more

Lorene Cary named to SRC

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Mayor Nutter has named novelist Lorene Cary to the School Reform Commission. Cary, whose novel "The Price of a Child" was the inaugural... Read more

Education chat, noon today with Kristen Graham

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Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham chats today about the Philadelphia school district and the School Reform Commission, starting at noon... Read more