Philly School Files Archive: January, 2013

Hite, Hamels huddle: "a positive meeting"

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Philadelphia Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. met with Phillies lefthander Cole Hamels and others from the pitcher's foundation today, and... Read more

Shakeup at SRC: Former city bus aide appointed

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A shakeup is coming to the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, the Inquirer has learned. Commissioner Lorene Cary, who had taken a leave... Read more

Gun found again at South Philly High, but brave school cop 'prevented a tragedy'

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Days after a woman was stopped from entering South Philadelphia High when a gun was discovered in a diaper bag she was carrying, another loaded... Read more

Penn Alexander to go to lottery for registration

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By Friday morning, 70 people had lined up on Locust Street to register their children for kindergarten at one of the city’s most sought-after... Read more

Live from the SRC: Charter non-renewal, 81 speakers

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Ready for a marathon SRC meeting? On the agenda tonight: non-renewal vote for Community Academy of Philadelphia Charter School, the city's... Read more

Hite issues safety reminder

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In the wake of the Na'illa Robinson abduction from Bryant Elementary School - an event that officials said revealed serious breaches in Philadelphia... Read more

Official: protocol was breached, discipline possible

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When a woman calling herself “Tiffany” took a 5-year-old girl from a West Philadelphia School, protocol failed several times, a... Read more

Former CFO responds to criticism

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I wrote yesterday about former Philadelphia School District CFO Michael Masch's appointment as vice president and CFO of Manhattan College... Read more