Philly School Files Archive: January, 2012

Philly school comes up big with Apple

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Lest you think Philadelphia School District news is all doom and gloom - it's not. Science Leadership Academy, a Center City magnet high school... Read more

Philly students tackle cafeteria food

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I now interrupt this bad budget news for another story of how kids do great things in Philadelphia schools every day. School cafeteria food... Read more

In grave fiscal trouble, SRC introduces big changes

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6:40 p.m. Facing a fiscal crisis of previously unimagined proportions — it must cut $61 million by June and isn’t sure how to... Read more

Phila. SD withholds raises from some employees

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Members of Local 32BJ, District 1201 — the Philadelphia School District’s blue-collar union representing 2,700 bus aides, cleaners... Read more

Report finds safety flaws, promises fixes in Philly SD

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UPDATE, 4:40 p.m. The full text of the report can now be found at the district's website. EARLIER: The facts are sobering, but not surprising... Read more

Kristen Graham chats: 11 a.m. today

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Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham takes your questions today, starting at 11 a.m. Post your questions and comments NOW! On mobile? Click... Read more

More cuts coming for Phila. schools

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Brace yourselves. Philadelphia School District officials are expected to give an update on the 2011-12 budget picture next week and...well... Read more

State clears 28 in cheating probe; no Philly SD schools cleared

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The Pennsylvania Department of Education has cleared 28 schools and districts in its statewide probe into possible improprieties on the 2009... Read more