Philadelphia Public Schools
More than 2,200 educators attended the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Summer Institute in July in downtown Philadelphia.
Superintendent 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.
The School District of Philadelphia will be open Thursday but officials want parents to be aware of challenges students may face getting to and from school.
A former New York City teacher is out with a no-holds-barred memoir/slash/manifesto about what ails public schools.
Choosing a high school for 8th graders is tough in Philadelphia; this year it’s harder than ever. But there is help.
As a conference of entrepreneurs interested in investing in education took place inside, protesters gathered in front of the Union League on South Broad Street Monday evening with a word of warning to students, teachers and staff at public schools.
It will be an extraordinary opening day for Philadelphia public schools Monday morning for all the wrong reasons.
Students at Philadelphia public schools return to class Monday and many parents and kids were out shopping Sunday for some last-minute items.
SEPTA’s website has a school trip planner directing students from the 24 closed schools to their new ones.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has taken the wraps off an emergency funding proposal intended to raise $140 million for Philadelphia’s public schools.
Carly Ackerman, a teacher at Boys’ Latin Charter School in Philadelphia is teaching her 10th grade composition students about ethnography…not by reading, but primarily by field work.
Within the last two years Pennsylvania’s budget cuts resulted in the loss of 10% of pre-k capacity at the School District of Philadelphia. Kids will pay now. Our society will pay later.
In Philadelphia, over half a million adults lack the knowledge, skills, and credentials they need to get a job. They lost their jobs to changes in industry in this new, knowledge-based economy.
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 Philadelphia School District’s top security official says the district should “re-think” its security efforts at elementary schools in light of the Sandy Hook massacre.