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(Hope Moffett, on her first day back in the classroom after being assigned to an empty room by school district officials while her case was being decided.  File photo by KYW's Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia’s ‘Rubber Room’ Schoolteacher Faces Off Against School Board

Hope Moffett, the Philadelphia public school teacher who was once confined to a “rubber room,” is going public again with her criticism of the School District of Philadelphia.

04/14/2011

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SRC Approves Turnover Of 6 Public Schools To Charter Companies

The School Reform Commission has approved a plan to turnover six Philadelphia public schools to charter companies, as part of the superintendent’s effort to turn around its lowest performing schools.

03/17/2011

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Fake Hand Grenade Forces Evacuation Of South Philly Charter School

The incident took place at the Performing Arts Charter School, in the 2600 block of South Broad Street.

10/13/2010

Gov. Rendell To Review Wagner’s Charter School Moratorium

The auditor general said there should be no more charter or cyber-charter schools until the legislature addressed what he believes is an inequitable formula for funding those schools.

10/06/2010

One Philadelphia School is Already Back in Session

The school year has begun in Philadelphia — at one charter school, at least.

08/11/2010

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