School District Shelves Plan Doing Away With Split GradesSuperintendent William Hite says with limited resources, the district decided during negotiations to put that plan on the shelf.
SRC Approves Long Awaited Teacher Contract, Not Without Some Drama ThoughThe SRC voted 4-1 to ratify the tentative agreement already approved by members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.
Philly Public School Teachers Vote To Approve Tentative Contract AgreementPhiladelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan made the announcement Monday night after the rank-and file met at the Liacouras Center.
Philadelphia District Schools Will Now Be Equipped With Life Saving DevicesA longtime effort to put lifesaving devices in every Philadelphia school is just about complete.
Two Sides Inch Closer To Finally Getting Teachers Contract: 'The Needle Is Moving'Negotiators are making progress, says Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan.
Signs Of Progress In Philly Teachers Contract StalemateThere appears to be progress in the four-year-old contract stalemate between the Philadelphia school district and its teachers.
House Speaker Says Philly Charter School Action Could Imperil FundingHouse Speaker Mike Turzai warned that it would be tough to justify more funding for Philly schools if the district put up roadblocks to charter renewals.
Philadelphia School District Honors Best Principals In The CityHundreds were nominated but only seven principals were recognized by the School District of Philadelphia for their excellent work at the Lindback Distinguished Principal Awards.
Philly School's Budget Okay For Now, Though Future Looks GrimA preliminary version of the School District budget projects enough money for next year, but growing deficits looming after that.
Philadelphia School District Launches Teacher Hiring Campaign For Upcoming School YearNow playing at a radio near you, an ad campaign to hire up to 1,000 new teachers for the 2017-18 school year.
Parents Express Safety Concerns After Philadelphia Schools Resume Day After StormAs Philadelphia students went back to school on Wednesday some parents expressed safety concerns over treacherous road conditions
Pennsylvania House Speaker Wants More Philly Charter StudentsThe speaker of the state House is sponsoring legislation that would require the Philadelphia School District to expand the number of available charter school seats.