Philly School Files Archive: December, 2012

Nutter: arming all school police 'ludicrous,' 'insane'

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Mayor Nutter’s reaction to the National Rifle Association’s suggestion that armed guards be placed in every American school? “That... Read more

Livetweets: school closing vigil, SRC meeting

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Ready for a busy evening, Philadelphia School District watchers? It starts at 4 p.m., when a candlelight vigil is expected to begin at City... Read more

Community group: closings unnecessary, $ crisis misstated

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A coalition of community and student groups and the city’s teachers’ union said it has figured out a way to avoid school closings... Read more

In Philly, coping with Sandy Hook

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Even the Philadelphia School District’s top security official was affected by the Connecticut school shootings. “We’re all... Read more

Schools closing: Live tweets on school closings announcement and rally

Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham live tweeted today's 2 p.m. news conference. She and Jeff Gammage are covering a protest rally on... Read more

Philly gets $2.5m in Gates money

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday awarded Philadelphia $2.5 million to bolster collaboration between public and charter schools... Read more

Ethics complaint looms for William Penn, BCG

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Members of the civic group Parents United for Public Education will file a formal complaint with the city's ethics board tomorrow, said Helen... Read more