Move To Return Philadelphia Schools To Local Control Is Gaining MomentumThe state-run School Reform Commission last week publicly discussed for the first time the process of voting itself out of existence.
Advocates Call On School Reform Commission To Dissolve ItselfA group of Philadelphia public school advocates is urging the School Reform Commission to vote to abolish itself at its next meeting.
Pa. Supreme Court To Rule On SRC Effort To Void Teachers' ContractThe state Supreme Court is going to take up the issue of whether the School Reform Commission had the power to cancel its teachers contract.
Philadelphia Politicians Hopeful As Pa. Senate Prepares to Vote on Cigarette Tax"While there has been a lot of backslapping and clapping and 'We finally got it done,' we have not gotten it done," warns state senator Anthony Williams (at left in photo).
Philadelphia School District Pleads For Adequate City and State FundingPhiladelphia school district officials are warning of dire consequences if the city and state don't quickly come through with millions in new funding.