City Council Moves Ahead With Plans To Question Whether School District Should Return To Local ControlIf at first you don't succeed...City Council is trying again for a ballot referendum that would ask city voters whether to the school district should be under local control.
Students 'Strike' To Show Support For Philadelphia TeachersUpwards of 200 students stood outside the Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts in a spirited protest and symbolic 'strike' on Wednesday morning.
Philadelphia Public Schools To Ask For $320M In FundingSuperintendent Dr. Hite is calling for $320 million dollars in funding for Philadelphia schools next year and the Mayor made his stance clear on the matter.
Vigil Held In Center City In Support Of Philadelphia TeachersA candlelight demonstration was held in front of the Pennsylvania Governor's Philadelphia office on South Broad Street Sunday night.
With Ackerman's Departure, Sighs Of Relief From Many QuartersPFT president Jerry Jordan admits he won't miss her.
Philadelphia School District Backs Off Special Treatment For 'Promise Academy' TeachersIt's a win for the teachers' union, who said all along that their contract called for layoffs by seniority and that no group of teachers should be bypassed.
Philadelphia School District Says It Won't Impose Terms On Unions Just YetThursday was the Philadelphia School District's deadline for its unions to make concessions. But the district says it's going to let that deadline slip for now.
Philadelphia School District, Union Reach Agreement To Move Forward With LayoffsThe School District of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers have reached an agreement which allows the District to proceed with its reduction in teachers.