Philly School Files Archive: May, 2011

Early dismissal blues

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So, as a former Philly public school student, I can tell you first-hand that hot weather + Philadelphia School District buildings = not a good... Read more

For the SRC, today is B-day

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Today is B-Day. That is, it's the Philadelphia School Reform Commission’s deadline to pass a 2011-12 budget. And by deadline, I mean... Read more

Live chat on Philly schools June 1

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Have questions about the School District of Philadelphia? Share them with Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham during her June 1 chat,... Read more

This is a tragedy

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Hello, folks, and sorry for the long absence. I've been under the weather, but am back just in time - tomorrow, Tuesday May 31, the Philadelphia... Read more

Council hearing, round 2: public weighs in

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UPDATED: 1 P.M. A City Council hearing on the Philadelphia School District's budget continues today. Round Two is public comment, beginning... Read more

Updated: Nutter supports district's ask - $75 to $110m

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UPDATED, 6 p.m.: Mayor Nutter said he supports the district's "ask" - $75 to $110 million. He said the city now has to figure out funding... Read more

For Philly schools' central office, news on layoffs soon

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The Philadelphia School District today sent out an e-mail to central office staff letting them know that in two weeks, officials will begin... Read more

Live chat on Philly schools May 23

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Have questions about the School District of Philadelphia? Share them with Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham during today's chat, starting... Read more