Many Parents, Teachers, Students Attend Philadelphia School District Planning MeetingThe 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.
City And State Send Help For Acting School Superintendent NuneryThe 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.
Arlene Ackerman Gets $905,000 Buyout As Philadelphia Schools ChiefThe School Reform Commission issued a statement that Ackerman will be paid $905,000, the amount due on the remainder of her contract.
Draft List Of Philadelphia Schools Targeted For Closure Has Parents UpsetThe leak of an internal document listing Philadelphia schools up for possible closing has district officials firing back.
Mayor Backs Philadelphia School District Request For Tens Of Millions MoreThe School District of Philadelphia is telling City Council it needs more money from the city to balance its budget.
Two Philadelphia School District Employees Fired In Whistleblowing FlapFrancis Dougherty, an aide to deputy schools superintendent Lee Nunery, and John Byars, vice president of procurement services, are being terminated, according published reports.
Philadelphia School District Wrestling With Shrinking EnrollmentThe Philadelphia School District has way more empty seats in its classrooms than first thought.