Group Advocating For More Philly Charter Schools Responds To Decision To Approve 5 Of 39 New Charters
The Hoboken-based Choice Media, Inc. is returning to the Philadelphia television airwaves in the next week or so, depicting parents whose children were shut out of fully-enrolled charters.
With wind chills in the minus-teens, anyone who is exposed to these frigid conditions risks developing frostbite or hypothermia.
The district faces an $80-million deficit next year, but SRC chair Bill Green says adding five charters won’t break the budget because four of the schools would open in 2016.
The meeting was frequently disrupted by protesters as the School Reform Commission granted conditional charters to five schools.
The School Reform Commission tonight is deciding whether to approve any or all of the 39 applications for new charter schools in the city of Philadelphia.
It was 10 degrees F. out, but members of the Flyers ice hockey team hosted a lunchtime skate outside City Hall.
The last-place Phillies drew 2.4 million fans last season — the lowest attendance in the eleven-year history of Citizens Bank Park.
A suburban couple is raising money for charity by selling Pope Francis T-shirts in advance of his Philadelphia visit this fall. But they don’t exactly have the blessing of the Archdiocese.
Chicago eliminated Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons from the tournament last summer, in Williamsport, Pa.
More inconvenience is on tap for Patco riders, as a new phase of the high-speed line’s ongoing track rehabilitation project begins this Thursday.
Their missions have similarities, and distinct differences. Campus Philly, Graduate! Philadelphia, PhillyGoes2College and the Graduation Coach Campaign help students to get their college degrees.
With temperatures in the teens and wind chills in the single digits, no one wanted to be outside for long Friday morning.
An influential group is offering some big cash, to make it easier for the Philadelphia School District to approve applications for new charter schools.
“The average price in Philadelphia today, $2.25 a gallon. That’s gone up 3 cents a gallon just in the last 24 hours,” says senior petroleum analyst Gregg Leskoski at gasbuddy.com.
A small but vocal group of Philadelphia parents is spreading the word about choosing not to have their children take standardized tests in school.