George Washington High School Gets Special Lunchtime Guests Welcoming Students BackGeorge Washington High School in Northeast Philadelphia has been around since 1962, but this school year things are going to be a little different.
Philly Principals' Union Rejects School District Contract AgreementThe union representing Philadelphia's public school principals has overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract agreement.
For The First Time, No Schools Designated "Persistently Dangerous" In The Phila. School DistrictThe School District of Philadelphia has announced none of its schools were designated “Persistently Dangerous” for this school year.
Report: One in 5 Phila. Students Familiar With Welfare or JuvieThe report, by the Policy Lab at Children's Hospital, says 17 percent of Philadelphia school students have been involved with DHS or the juvenile justice system, and 20 percent of those in high schools.
SRC Defies City Charter, Refuses To Adopt Budget The School Reform Commission has decided to defy the city charter and not pass a budget for next year on time.
Bill Green Serves First SRC Meeting As New Chairman The SRC was interrupted by shouts and jeers and boos from angry parents and educators as they laid out an aggressive agenda for the upcoming year.
Parents Gather To Protest Philadelphia School ClosingsToday, City Council will hear from Philadelphia School District superintendent William Hite, on what he says is a 300-million dollar budget hole.
New Philadelphia Schools Chief Inherits System In CrisisWhen Philadelphia's new schools superintendent begins his job here, he's got his work cut out for him.
Consensus Appears To Be Forming Around New Philadelphia Schools SuperintendentSchool Reform Commission could pick a new superintendent from its two finalists any day now. And City Council members are weighing in on the process.
Second Superintendent Finalist Meets With The PublicThe second finalist in the running to be the next Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia made his pitch to the public Tuesday night.