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Thinking “Outside The Box” May Not Be Enough These Days

The search for the “next big thing” often brings calls to think outside the box, but that may be the wrong way to look at it.


(Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite, left, and School Reform Commission chair Pedro Ramos testified Monday before City Council on the school district's downsizing plan.  Photo from City of Phila. TV)

Philadelphia School Officials Hear Objections To District’s Downsizing Plan

The hearing lasted hours and was dominated by school parents and other advocates who object to the closure process.


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Bleak Road Ahead For Philadelphia School District

The road ahead for the School District of Philadelphia looks as bleak as ever after the release Thursday of the findings of an independent consultant.


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Philadelphia School District Could Close 40 Schools Next Year

As it looks to slash spending and improve achievement, the Philadelphia School District on Tuesday announced a plan to restructure itself.


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Local Foundation Will Pay For Cost-Cutting Study at Philadelphia Schools

The school district last week hired the Boston Consulting Group to help restructure operations as it works to close a $71-million budget hole.


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School District Awards $1.4M Contract To Uncover Cost-Cutting Areas

The School District of Philadelphia is spending money in the hopes of saving money.