Seniority has been a major issue in the ongoing negotiations between the school district and its teachers’ union.
It will be an extraordinary opening day for Philadelphia public schools Monday morning for all the wrong reasons.
The district had planned six public meetings to get input on how to design a new “report card” to evaulate school performance. But after the first meeting on Monday, the rest have been called off.
Camelot Schools, a private company which runs three alternative schools in Philadelphia, is interested in leasing the building that used to house Germantown High.
A school district police officer is hospitalized in good condition after authorities say he was body slammed by a student on Tuesday.
District policy calls for anyone signing out a student to go to the main office, with identification, where their name should be matched with a list of approved individuals.
Starting next school year, more than half of the three- and four-year-olds in district preschool programs known as “Head Start” will be served by private day care providers.
Students in 22 Philadelphia public high schools will return to school in the new year to condom dispensers in the nurse’s office.
Some schools that have received new equipment are now slated to be shut down by the Philadelphia school district.
A brawl in the hallways at Abraham Lincoln High School in the Northeast this Tuesday afternoon resulted in the school population being placed in lockdown.
The leader of the Philadelphia school district’s custodians’ union says concession talks have broken down. But the district says they’re simply “on hold.”
The head of the union that represents custodians in Philadelphia public schools says the school district is bargaining in bad faith, trying to dismantle the union while obtaining millions of dollars in concessions from workers.
When deciding to dismiss students early because of hot weather, officials say they look at more than just a single day’s forecast.
Pink slips are going out later this week for 270+ non-teaching personnel.
High school seniors at Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy will be getting a special visitor around the time of graduation.