A charter school in Northern Liberties held a lottery Thursday evening to determine which 250 children would be forced to leave the school and enroll elsewhere, due to a loss of about $300,000 per month in state money.
Many of the parents say this whole process of trying to find a school for their children has been very frustrating.
The Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners charter school could close any day now, if it can’t convice a judge to order an infusion of cash from the school district. Founder Walter Palmer claims the district owes his school nearly $1.4 million.
The Philadelphia School District has postponed a parents’ vote scheduled for Thursday on whether a West Kensington elementary school should be converted to a charter.
A student is in police custody after investigators say a loaded gun was found in his possession inside a Philadelphia school Wednesday morning.
The jury in a charter school fraud case in Philadelphia will return to its deliberations in the morning, with the potential of losing some jurors by Friday.
Jurors in a charter school fraud case in Philadelphia are indicating that they may be hung up on portions of the case, but the judge has told them to keep at it.
The School Reform Commission last night failed to renew the charters of two schools founded by a woman who is on trial on fraud charges.
A charter school in Philadelphia announced Friday, via its website, that it is closing its doors effective immediately due to “safety concerns and financial instability.”
Tennis Hall of Famer Andre Agassi has joined with a real estate company to create a fund for charter schools to find suitable buildings.
Wondering what to do with your old smelly sneakers? Why not recycle them? One local charter school is hoping you’ll do just that.
Michael Ledoux, Widener’s director of the Center for Education, co-edited the book Civic Engagement and Service Learning in a Metropolitan University: Multiple Approaches and Perspectives.
A judge has overturned a kindergartner’s expulsion from a Philadelphia charter school for touching his teacher on the thigh.
Philadelphia Police are working to identify and arrest a burglar they say has been passing off a a school security guard.
The tension was thick in the cafeteria of the Independence Charter School at 16th and Locust in Center City.