Some Philly schools workers to get a raise

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Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. announced Friday that the Philadelphia School District is giving its non-unionized employees a raise. Workers... Read more

Mayor: Teachers need a contract, SRC stays put

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Mayor Kenney on Thursday spoke out about the lack of a Philadelphia teachers' contract, saying he has directed his deputy mayor for labor to... Read more

More Philly teachers preparing to leave?

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Based on your comments, emails, tweets and phone calls, I struck a nerve. That is: my recent story about teachers leaving or contemplating... Read more

Race, Philly schools, and doing better

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Reporter Kristen Graham and editor Yvette Ousley chatted live about this story and the reaction it received on Philly.com at noon on Wednesday... Read more

Where's Kristen?

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It will be rather silent around these parts for a few months, as I'm taking a few months off to have a baby. In my absence, my colleagues... Read more

Jerry Jordan easily wins new term as PFT head

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Longtime teachers' union president Jerry Jordan cruised to victory Wednesday, capturing a new four-year term as head of the powerful Philadelphia... Read more

State: Some Philly schools deficient

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The Pennsylvania Department of Education has declared deficient curricula at four Philadelphia schools where parents complained to the state... Read more

Philly schools: No cash after Jan. 29?

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With an ongoing stalemate over the state budget (deadline: June 30) in Harrisburg, finances remain precarious for many agencies that depend... Read more