Philly School Files Archive: May, 2013

Where's Kristen?

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For months, I wondered what would come first: the baby or the budget? Well, now I know - the baby! My Philadelphia School District coverage... Read more

City 3rd graders' letters move Biden

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A Philadelphia School District third grade class has inspired no less a dignitary than the vice president - yes, of the United States - to... Read more

Protests, charters, SRC: livetweeting

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UPDATE, 4 p.m. Well, that was quick! Just received word that the planned protest of a recommended charter non-renewal for Discovery Charter... Read more

Student protest of Philly budget cuts outside district HQ

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UPDATE, 6:30 p.m. Waving signs, chanting, giving speeches, singing songs, hundreds of fed-up Philadelphia School District students gathered... Read more

Charter school's fate now up to SRC

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The fate of a North Philadelphia charter school will soon be back in the hands of the School Reform Commission after 10 days of testimony concluded... Read more