Cary’s novel, “The Price of a Child,” was the first “One Book, One Philadelphia” pick in 2003, and she founded Art Sanctuary 13 years ago.
Pritchett is currently the chancellor of Rutgers University’s Camden campus, and a former deputy chief of staff for Nutter.
The head of Philadelphia’s embattled School Reform Commission — attorney Robert Archie — has resigned, along with member Johnny Irizarry, and now it is up to Mayor Nutter to fill those seats.
The fact that anonymous, private donations paid for nearly half of Arlene Ackerman’s $900,000 buyout is raising questions.
Where was Superintendent Arlene Ackerman? She was not at Wednesday’s School Reform Commission meeting, amid reports that the SRC wants her out.
Amid rumors swirling about the future of Philadelphia schools chief Arlene Ackerman, her administration has announced deep cuts in one of her signature programs.
Governor Tom Corbett is nominating Pedro Ramos to fill a spot on the SRC that had been vacant since February.
The School District of Philadelphia is telling City Council it needs more money from the city to balance its budget.
Another School Reform Commisison meeting Wednesday, another parade of community members pleading with school officials not to slash programs.
Mayor Michael Nutter has launched his own investigation into the Philadelphia School District’s handling of a charter school contract involving Martin Luther King High School, in Germantown.
Hope Moffett, the Philadelphia public school teacher who was once confined to a “rubber room,” is going public again with her criticism of the School District of Philadelphia.
The lone Republican on the five-member panel running Philadelphia’s public schools is stepping down.