Philadelphia Public School
Upwards of 200 students stood outside the Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts in a spirited protest and symbolic ‘strike’ on Wednesday morning.
The union that represents Philadelphia Public School principals has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that contains what the union chief calls “serious concessions.”
Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell was happy to bring the proposal before City Council, saying, “It’s because it’s such a candid book. Howard Zinn is a person who has been a civil rights fighter during his whole adult life.”
The April-May issue of the Philadelphia Public School Notebook shows graphically where there are large numbers of high school dropouts – in North Philadelphia, in South Philadelphia and a small part of 19127.
The next two days promise to be pretty brutal so school districts in Philadelphia and South Jersey are trying to stay ahead of the curve.