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South Philadelphia School To Be ImprovedParents complained to the School Reform Commission last week about Alcorn Elementary at 32nd and Dickinson streets.
Report: Former Head Of SRC Played Politics With Lucrative ContractThe former head of the School Reform Commission pressured a non-profit to back-out of a deal to run Martin Luther King High, in favor of a politically-connected firm.
A Fresh Start For A Philadelphia School District Steeped In ControversyAfter a tumultuous summer that saw the buyout of Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, a new school year begins today for Philadelphia public school students.
Activists Unhappy With Plan To Scale Back Promise Academy Schools"If you take the Promise Academies from the 154,000 students that we educate, 85 percent of them are African-American, then it's a disgrace," Pamela Williams shouted.
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