Plans Unveiled To Overhaul Poorly Performing Philadelphia SchoolsThe Philadelphia School District has outlined plans to overhaul the academics at eleven low-performing schools.
DNC Host Committee Gives Big Donation To Help Philly School Children ReadDNC organizers are helping thousands of Philadelphia school children open up new books.
School District Sells Closed High School To Buyer Not Known For Owning SchoolsThe Philadelphia Housing Authority is buying and renovating the closed Vaux High School, with the intention of reopening it in the fall.
Earlier Start To School Year In Philly? Survey Yields Mixed ResponseThe School District of Philadelphia has wrapped up a survey on its proposal for an earlier start to the academic year.
Philadelphia's Principals Union Elects New PresidentMembers of Teamsters Local 502 of the Commonwealth Association of Administrators have elected Longstreth Elementary principal Robin Cooper as their new president.
City Council Looks At Why It's So Hard To Hire, Keep Teachers In PhiladelphiaIt's been four years since Philadelphia teachers had a raise. Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan says that's making it hard to attract talent.
State Committee Looking To Improve School Construction ReimbursementA state committee got a look at the stark differences among Pennsylvania school buildings on Monday.
Ending Summer Vacation In Philly Schools Before Labor Day? It May HappenThe Philadelphia School District is proposing an earlier start to its school year by beginning fall classes before Labor Day.
SEPTA Strike Does Not Force Closure Of City SchoolsThe Philadelphia School District says schools will be open Tuesday, regardless of whether there is a SEPTA strike.
Philadelphia School District Launches State Of The Art Media Production Facility For StudentsIn this state-of-the-art production facility, students can make scripted shows, music recordings and news broadcasts.
Mayor Kenney Blasts School Reform Commissioner's Approach To Languishing Teacher Contract TalksOn Friday the mayor blasted one school reform commission member on the issue.
Philadelphia School District Plans For Revamp Of Low-Performing SchoolsThe Philadelphia School District wants to hear what the public thinks before it revamps some of its weaker schools.