Longtime Spokesman For Philadelphia School District Stepping DownFernando Gallard is stepping down in August from his position as chief spokesman for a district that seemed to be in nearly constant crisis.
Philadelphia School District Approves New Guidelines For Transgender StudentsThe commission announced the approval of a new policy that outlines the rights of transgender students within Philadelphia schools.
Phila. School District Likely Updating Transgender Student PolicyThey are expected to officially update their policy, which goes beyond just bathrooms.
Philly Principals' Union Rejects School District Contract AgreementThe union representing Philadelphia's public school principals has overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract agreement.
Philadelphia School Unions Consider Tentative ContractsMembers of Philadelphia's public school principals union and the blue-collar workers union are voting on tentative contract agreements in the coming days.
Philadelphia School District Adding A New Holiday To Its CalendarMuslim public school students and staff in Philadelphia will be able to take an excused day off, for the first time, this September to celebrate Eid. It's the first step in making the holiday part of the school calendar.
Philadelphia Principals, School District Come To AgreementPhiladelphia's principals union has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract with the School District.
Uber, Lyft Regulation Means A Hit For Philly School DistrictIt appears Uber X and Lyft will soon be legal in Philadelphia, under a bill in a Pennsylvania House committee. But public school advocates are angry because the bill strips out contributions to the school district that were included in an earlier version.
Maintenance Worker Dies Of Injuries Suffered When Boiler Exploded At Phila. SchoolHe died yesterday at Einstein Hospital.
Philadelphia School District Warns Of Upcoming DeficitsPhiladelphia School District officials are not asking for any additional city money this year, but they did warn city council in budget hearings on Tuesday that without some action, they'll be facing deficits again soon.
Philly's Schools Chief To Testify Before City Council During Budget HearingsCity Council's budget hearings continue on Tuesday with schools superintendent William Hite on the hot seat. But that seat may not be as warm as previous years.
State Audit Finds Some Phila. School District Bus Drivers Had Incomplete Background ChecksAn audit of the Philadelphia School District has revealed missing textbooks, incomplete background checks and a mismanagement of student data.