Philly School Files Archive: November, 2012

Coalition denounces SRC's move

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The Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools (PCAPS), a group that opposes school district reform plans as proposed, has come out... Read more

Livetweeting the SRC - Nov. 15

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Follow along as Kristen Graham livetweets the School Reform Commission's November voting meeting, scheduled to begin at 5:30 on Nov. 15. On... Read more

New top cop for Philly schools

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There's a new top cop in the Philadelphia School District. Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Cynthia Dorsey took over as the district's... Read more

School rallies for yellow buses

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The mood was tense, but the music was beautiful. Officials at GAMP — Girard Academic Music Program, the city’s elite, public magnet... Read more

District borrows $300m to cover operating expenses

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The Philadelphia School Reform Commission today authorized the sale of $300 million in bonds - money it needs just to pay teachers, heat buildings... Read more

District hopes for $40m from feds

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Philadelphia School District officials have their eye on millions in federal funds they hope to earn through grants to be awarded in December... Read more