Philadelphia Schools

Inspection Reveals Philadelphia School Buildings Unsanitary, UnsafeCity Controller Alan Butkovitz says his inspection finds unsanitary and dangerous conditions.
More Philadelphia Students GraduatingOn-time high school graduation rates for Philadelphia students has risen from 52 to 65 percent over the past eight years.
Zeoli Show Log 6.12.15Rich talked about an NAACP President in Spokane, Washington being caught lying about her ethnicity, Philadelphia schools closing due to today's heat, and parents being arrested after their kids were locked out of the house. He also spoke with Dr. Mazz and authors Lenore Skenazy and HW Brands.
Mighty Writers Opens Bilingual CenterPhiladelphia's Mighty Writers mentoring program has expanded to encourage bilingual students to become biliterate as well.
Carver School A Standout For STEM StudentsThe Carver School of Engineering and Science leads a STEM educational experience for students who apply, building a supportive and caring school culture.
William Hite Defends SRC's Move To Force Teachers To Contribute To Their Healthcare BenefitsDom Giordano talked to William Hite, Superintendant of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, about the decision to cancel their contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.
New Poll Indicates Corbett Still Trailing Wolf Deeply in Pa. Governor RaceTim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, was at a loss today to fully explain why Corbett is so vulnerable.
Philly Schools To Open On Time, But With Service ReductionsThe School District of Philadelphia will open as planned on September 8th, but with temporary “service reductions.”
Phila. School District Superintendent Says Without New Money, Layoffs Could Happen This WeekState house majority leader Mike Turzai met with Superintendent Willliam Hite for about an hour at school headquarters. Turzai pledged he'd work to pass the cigarette tax.
Stigall Show Log 8.7.14Chris reviews last night's Police Athletic League charity game, Eric Holder's statement claiming to be an activist, and James Carville's op-ed predicting Democrats will lose the Senate in November.
Corbett Heads Harrisburg Talks Over Cigarette Tax School FundingPhiladelphia school leaders are threatening layoffs and cutbacks unless they can balance their budget by August 15th with a hefty increase in the city's cigarette tax.
City Officials Say Without Passage Of Cigarette Tax, Philadelphia Schools May Not Open On TimeSuperintendent Dr. William Hite has said 1,300 layoff notices would go out August 15 without money from the cigarette tax. He says a cash advance from the state doesn't solve the district's $81 million deficit.