Philly School Files Archive: July, 2011

Some summer school teachers to get laid off Tuesday

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More layoffs are coming for Philadelphia School District teachers Tuesday. This time, it’s summer school teachers who are getting their... Read more

Report flags possible Philly school cheating

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Roosevelt Middle School - and dozens of other Philadelphia public schools - were flagged in a Pennsylvania Department of Education report meant... Read more

Phila. SD cuts disciplinary school provider

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My education team colleague Susan Snyder joins Philly School Files today with the following report: The Philadelphia School District has... Read more

State rep asks for answers on possible Philly SD cheating

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Prompted by The Inquirer’s report of alleged PSSA cheating at Roosevelt Middle School, a state legislator is calling on State Secretary... Read more

School's in for the summer

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Today is the first day of summer school for students in the Philadelphia School District. The SLAM program - Summer Learning and More - runs... Read more

What is the SRC thinking?

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What is the SRC thinking? For the most part, the current Philadelphia School Reform Commission plays its cards close to the vest. Other... Read more

Masch: More layoffs coming

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UPDATED, 5 p.m.: My colleague Alia Conley interviewed folks who are leaving the Philadelphia School District today. Some were reluctant to... Read more