Philadelphia School District
The cash-strapped Philadelphia School District will lay off 17 central office employees as part of an elimination of 81 positions at school district headquarters.
Back to school shopping is now in full swing throughout the Delaware Valley, but for some, what was once a time of excitement has now turned into a hardship.
“We withdrew that because we’re in conversations now with SEPTA, and we’re trying to find a way to resolve this issue,” Hite explained.
Believe it or not, some area students are already saying goodbye to the playground and hello to the classroom as a new school year begins.
City Council Holds Hearing On How School District Can Expand Social Services To Include Students’ Families
The hearing was focused on expanding “community-based schooling,” in which social services that are normally offered in government offices are instead available at neighborhood schools.
This is the do-or-die week for Philadelphia public schools. By Friday, the superintendent has to decide whether to lay-off hundreds of teachers, which could delay the start of the school year.
By Mike Dunn PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With the School District still in dire financial straits, the city’s Revenue Commissioner says her department’s effort to collect a little-known tax that benefits the schools is paying off. […]
The Philadelphia School District is keeping its pink slips in its pocket for now, until the revenue picture from Harrisburg becomes more clear.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is renewing his appeal for compromise on the issues of Philadelphia school funding and public employee pension reform.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided not to decide whether the Philadelphia School District has the power to impose work rule changes on teachers next fall.
Due to the excessive heat, the Philadelphia School District cut classes short Wednesday.
But the push for funding continues. The School District is facing a $216 million deficit, and the budget deadline is approaching.
The SRC won’t adopt a budget for next school year until it has secured adequate funding for Philadelphia schools on both the local and state level.
Councilman-at-large David Oh says there are plenty of dimes and nickels tucked away in corners of Mayor Michael Nutter’s budget proposal.
Amid the latest Philadelphia School District cash crisis, City Council plans to put the Nutter Administration’s tax collection efforts under the microscope.