Philly School Files Archive: March, 2012

The weightiest SRC meeting anyone can remember

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UPDATE, 6:35 p.m. Sheppard and Stanton Elementaries will stay open! Saying it could not in good conscience shut down good schools, the... Read more

PFT president: halt Renaissance charter process

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UPDATE, 12:35 Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan has called for an end to the district's Renaissance charter process... Read more

Live tweets from the SRC meeting

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Inquirer reporter Kristen Graham live tweets from tonight's School Reform Commission meeting in Philadelphia. Read more

Pumped for the PSSAs?

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Today's the first day of the PSSAs (Pennsylvania System of Standards Assessment) - the all-important statewide exam that determines whether... Read more

SRC live Tweets: on charters, choice, and closing failing schools

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Up tonight at the School Reform Commission strategy, policy and priority meeting: the Choice, Turnaround and Rightsizing Commitee (rolls right... Read more

Popular Central High president to retire

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UPDATE, 2:45 p.m. It's been an emotional day for Sheldon S. Pavel, who recently announced his retirement as president of Central High at the... Read more

Amid cheating allegations, district appoints "integrity advisor"

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Amid allegations of state exam cheating at multiple Philadelphia School District schools, the School Reform Commission on Tuesday appointed... Read more

4 p.m. chat today with Kristen Graham

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Join Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham at 4 p.m. today for a chat about the Philadelphia School District. On a mobile device? Click... Read more