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CAPA High students protest the SRC voiding teachers' contract with a symbolic strike. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Students ‘Strike’ To Show Support For Philadelphia Teachers

Upwards of 200 students stood outside the Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts in a spirited protest and symbolic ‘strike’ on Wednesday morning.

10/08/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia’s Principals Union Reaches Tentative Agreement On New Contract

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.”

03/01/2014

City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell (Credit: CBS3)

Dom Talks With Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell About ‘People’s History’ In Philly Schools

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.”

10/24/2013

SchoolBus

Philadelphia High School Graduation Rates Up 20 Percent In A Decade

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.

04/15/2013

Heat

Excessive Heat Prompts Early Dismissal At Schools In Philadelphia, South Jersey

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.

06/07/2011

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