Philly School Files Archive: June, 2012

Martinez takes Reno supt. job; is Hite new Philly chief?

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According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, Pedro Martinez has accepted the superintendent job in Washoe County, Nevada. He was one of two finalists... Read more

Hite is new Philadelphia schools chief

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William R. Hite Jr. is the new Philadelphia School District superintendent. The School Reform Commission made the announcement Friday night... Read more

Open supt. contract, Commitee of 70 tells SRC

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As potential Philadelphia superintendent William R. Hite Jr. makes his way through a day of community getting-to-know-you sessions, the good-government... Read more

One supt. finalist announced; one to come

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An educator from Las Vegas is a finalist for the Philadelphia School District's superintendent's job. Pedro Martinez, deputy superintendent... Read more

What Philly principals need

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Philadelphia School District Chief Academic Officer Penny Nixon did not mince words. "We realize we must do something about the leadership... Read more

Livetweeting the SRC: Talking principals

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Tonight, I'll be live Tweeting an SRC meeting on principal leadership. A main topic of discussion is a report I wrote about a few months back... Read more

District, blue collar union 'millions' apart, deadline looming

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Leaders of the Philadelphia School District's blue-collar workers' union said a news conference held on the steps of district headquarters... Read more

Too hot for school?

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With temperatures expected to hover around 80 degrees at midday, Monday is far from the hottest June day the region has seen. But all Philadelphia... Read more