Mayor Michael Nutter and Philadelphia school superintendent Arlene Ackerman took their plea for more school funding on the road, into an African-American church meeting of lay leaders in West Philadelphia.
The School District of Philadelphia is telling City Council it needs more money from the city to balance its budget.
The Philadelphia School District goes before City Council today, hat in hand.
The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers wants all of its teachers treated equally. The district wants consistency because those schools are traditionally revolving doors.
One of Superintendent Arlene Ackerman’s chief deputies is taking a new job in the Big Apple.
Another School Reform Commisison meeting Wednesday, another parade of community members pleading with school officials not to slash programs.
Francis Dougherty, an aide to deputy schools superintendent Lee Nunery, and John Byars, vice president of procurement services, are being terminated, according published reports.
Chris discusses Milton Streets growing list of endorsements, the double standard surrounding “boobies bracelets” and talks to S.E. Cupp about religion and politics and Scott Franzke about the Phillies series in Washington.
The School District of Philadelphia is facing budget deficits in the hundreds of millions of dollars. To cut costs, the district announced on Thursday its plans for closing and consolidating a number of the district’s school buildings.
The public tonight finds out which Philadelphia schools could close, under a district consolidation plan.
Philadelphia Police are investigating what is being called a highly unusual and threatening email that targeted the life of schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman.
Chris recounts his experience at Phillies opening day, talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and Shonda Schilling, the wife of Curt Schilling. He also debates the comparison between Libya and Iraq on the Monday Morning Matchup and prepares for the President’s visit to Bucks County on Wednesday.
During a visit to Center City, Auditor General Jack Wagner thinks Philadelphia school superintendent Arlene Ackerman is being paid too much.
For the first time, Philadelphia schools chief Arlene Ackerman is publicly weighing in on the case of the teacher in the district’s so-called “rubber room.”
The School District of Philadelphia’s executive staff now must take 16 furlough days, instead of eight.