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Wendell Pritchett, second from the right, on June 30, 2014. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

School Reform Commission Member Wendell Pritchett Resigns

In a statement, Pritchett said SRC in recent years has been considering a set of options, “all bad,” and he said this is no way to run a high-performing school system.

07/03/2014

Tim Whitaker holding some of the donated books. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

South Philadelphia Nonprofit Creates Pop-Up Libraries For High School Students

Budget cuts have shuttered libraries at many of Philadelphia top public schools. And when a South Philadelphia non-profit heard the news it took action.

09/20/2013

(Vintage photo of the Divine Lorraine Hotel, where Ridge Avenue crosses North Broad Street.  US National Park Service photo)

Decaying North Philadelphia Hotel May Become a Super-Sized School

Developer Eric Blumenfeld is reported to be looking at the Divine Lorraine Hotel, on North Broad Street, as a shared-campus site for four Philadelphia high schools.

03/16/2012

(Credit: Mike DeNardo, KYW Newsradio)

Philadelphia Law Firm ‘Adopts’ Masterman High School

A Philadelphia law firm has “adopted” a local school, providing mentoring and cash.

03/03/2012

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