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Company Which Runs Several Local Charter Schools Adding Nurses Instead Of Removing ThemA company running several local charter schools is reversing the trend of removing nurses from schools.
Grays Ferry Charter School Uses Grant Money To Help Transform EducationUniversal Audenried Charter High School kicked off its first day of school Tuesday with an extra $2.7 million dollars in its coffers over the next three years -- thanks to a federal school improvement grant designed to help transform education through innovation.
Philadelphia Expanding Its Best Schools To Make Room For More StudentsThe schools include Girls High, AMY Northwest, and the EM Stanton School.
Philadelphia School District Easing Curriculum Required Of TeachersThe Philadelphia school district is planning to loosen the reins on teachers, when it comes to the programs they present in the classroom.
School District Investigating Cheating Allegations At Hunting Park SchoolThe school district's chief academic officer, Penny Nixon, says in the wake of reports of cheating on state standardized tests, the district will look into the matter.
Philadelphia City Council Holds Hearing On School Closure PlanPhiladelphia City Council wanted its own hearings on the school district plan to close nine school buildings and reconfigure some of others.
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