Philly School Files Archive: July, 2012

District official in charge of charter office is out

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Thomas Darden, the Philadelphia School District's deputy chief of strategic programs, has resigned, The Inquirer has learned. A school district... Read more

Kristen Graham chats at noon July 30

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Inquirer schools reporter Kristen Graham takes your questions today starting at noon. She'll discuss her Sunday story on the impact of tighter... Read more

Contracts for Knudsen, Hite pass at SRC meeting

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6 p.m. update: The vote to endorse William R. Hite Jr.'s contract passed unanimously. Hite will start Oct. 1, and the contract runs through... Read more

Millions awarded for community learning centers in Philly, suburbs

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The Pennsylvania Department of Education has just announced almost $20 million in grants given statewide to fund "community learning centers"... Read more

District, blue collar union have tentative deal - layoffs averted

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A tentative deal has been struck between the Philadelphia School District and its blue-collar workers’ union, officials said late Wednesday... Read more

Phila. SD deficit has grown to as much as $282m

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Philadelphia School District officials gave an update Friday morning on the state of their finances, and it was more bad news. Initially projected... Read more