Philly School Files Archive: February, 2012

State: scramble test proctors to prevent cheating allegations

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UPDATE, 7:30 p.m. A fourth grade class from Francis Scott Key Elementary in South Philadelphia has weighed in on the state's ruling. And... Read more

Four more Phila. schools to become charters

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Despite the fact that it’s nearly broke and in the middle of a major organizational shakeup, the Philadelphia School District is moving... Read more

All four Catholic high schools saved

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NOTE: For the latest live tweets on the announcements, scroll down to the "Live Chat" box below. 5 p.m. Staff writer Michael Matza reports... Read more

Danza decries Philly SD budget cuts

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An actor-turned-teacher, two union officials and a state senator gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia School District’s headquarters... Read more

Wm. Penn Foundation gives $1.5m for Philly SD turnaround

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The William Penn Foundation is donating $1.5 million to help restructure the Philadelphia School District, officials announced today. Foundation... Read more

Kristen Graham chats noon Feb. 20

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Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham takes your questions and comments on the Philadelphia school system. The chat starts at noon. On a... Read more

Kristen Graham tweets the Catholic school appeals announcements

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District to pay $1.4m to turnaround consultants

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Lost in the shuffle of a six-hour Philadelphia School Reform Commission meeting Thursday night: resolution A-13, a $1.4 million, one-month... Read more