The first of a series of planned community meetings took place Saturday in Roxborough on the Philadelphia’s School District’s plan to close nine schools and reconfigure dozens of others.
The help comes in two forms: The mayor’s Chief Education Officer Lori Shorr and former district Chief Academic Officer Ed Williams will each serve as executive advisers to acting superintendent Lee Nunery during the search for a permanent superintendent.
The School Reform Commission issued a statement that Ackerman will be paid $905,000, the amount due on the remainder of her contract.
The leak of an internal document listing Philadelphia schools up for possible closing has district officials firing back.
The School District of Philadelphia is telling City Council it needs more money from the city to balance its budget.
Francis Dougherty, an aide to deputy schools superintendent Lee Nunery, and John Byars, vice president of procurement services, are being terminated, according published reports.
The Philadelphia School District has way more empty seats in its classrooms than first thought.
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