“The school district is in a budget crisis … because the district has been subject to unprecedented state funding cuts. But not only unprecedented — discriminatory,” Michael Masch said.
A school district spokesman confirms that Masch is leaving “by mutual agreement” with the district.
The district is planning to slash an additional $17 million in spending.
Mayor Nutter says it’s time to look ahead, now that the Arlene Ackerman buyout drama is over.
Now that she’s officially unemployed, former Philadelphia schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman is on the offensive. In interviews, she’s blaming her departure on politicians and some school district officials. The comments may be jeopardizing her generous buy-out.
Philadelphia School District officials say it appears the latest version of the Pennsylvania state budget leaves the district with another big hole to fill.
The Internal Revenue Service is auditing the Philadelphia School District but school officials say it’s just routine.
The School District of Philadelphia is telling City Council it needs more money from the city to balance its budget.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Full-day kindergarten and interscholastic sports in middle schools are on the chopping block, as the school district closes its budget gap. Full-day kindergarten would be cut back to half-days. There would be […]
Parents, students and staff participated in a workshop on Saturday morning on how to close the Philadelphia school district’s $400+ million budget deficit.
Philadelphia school officials are preparing to make deep cuts in staff and services, should Governor Corbett’s budget become reality.
Philadelphia got some welcome news this week, with word that federal money would pay for hundreds of school district jobs. KYW’s Mike DeNardo reports School District chief financial officer Michael Masch estimates that Philadelphia’s share […]