Planet Abacus Charter School

A protester vents her frustration with closing of Philadelphia public schools while many charter schools remain open. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Parents, Activists Take To Streets, Rallying Community To Save Schools

Parents and activists staged a demonstration outside a Philadelphia charter school and a high school slated to close because of budget woes.

06/20/2013

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Parents Are Asking The SRC To Keep 2 Local Charter Schools Open

Parents at two charter schools under a cloud of scandal are asking the School Reform Commission to keep the charters open.

09/30/2012

(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Charter School Head Charged In Massive Fraud Scheme

Dorothy June Brown, the founder of three charter schools in the Philadelphia area, is named with four others in a 62-count indictment alleging they defrauded the government of $6.5 million.

07/24/2012

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