Former Schools CFO Says Harrisburg Caused Philadelphia's School Funding Crisis"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.
Masch Is Out As Philadelphia School District Budget DirectorA school district spokesman confirms that Masch is leaving "by mutual agreement" with the district.
Already Struggling Philadelphia Schools Have More Budget Cuts To MakeThe district is planning to slash an additional $17 million in spending.
Mayor Nutter Says It's Time To Move On From AckermanMayor Nutter says it's time to look ahead, now that the Arlene Ackerman buyout drama is over.
Ackerman's Criticism Of School Officials May Cost HerNow 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 Says State Shorted It Another $35 MillionPhiladelphia School District officials say it appears the latest version of the Pennsylvania state budget leaves the district with another big hole to fill.
IRS Performs 'Routine' Audit On Philadelphia School DistrictThe Internal Revenue Service is auditing the Philadelphia School District but school officials say it's just routine.
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.
Philadelphia Schools Put Kindergarten, Middle School Sports On Chopping Block
Philadelphia Public School Officials Meet With Community Members Over Budget CutsParents, 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 Prepare To Make Drastic Budget CutsPhiladelphia school officials are preparing to make deep cuts in staff and services, should Governor Corbett's budget become reality.
Philadelphia Public Schools Awarded Millions For Jobs