Mayor Nutter Names Novelist Lorene Cary To School Reform CommissionCary'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.
Nutter Appoints Former Staffer Wendell Pritchett to SRC SeatPritchett is currently the chancellor of Rutgers University's Camden campus, and a former deputy chief of staff for Nutter.
Mayor's Appointees Quit Philadelphia School Reform CommissionThe 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.
Nutter Sees No Conflict In Anonymous Donations Made To Buy Out AckermanThe fact that anonymous, private donations paid for nearly half of Arlene Ackerman's $900,000 buyout is raising questions.
Ackerman's Absence From SRC Meeting Raises Questions About Her FutureWhere was Superintendent Arlene Ackerman? She was not at Wednesday's School Reform Commission meeting, amid reports that the SRC wants her out.
Philadelphia School District Cuts $18M From ‘Promise Academies,’ Ackerman's Future Unclear Amid rumors swirling about the future of Philadelphia schools chief Arlene Ackerman, her administration has announced deep cuts in one of her signature programs.
Pedro Ramos Nominated to School Reform CommissionGovernor Tom Corbett is nominating Pedro Ramos to fill a spot on the SRC that had been vacant since February.
Mayor Backs Philadelphia School District Request For Tens Of Millions MoreThe School District of Philadelphia is telling City Council it needs more money from the city to balance its budget.
Philadelphia School District Holds Meeting To Discuss Budget ShortfallsAnother School Reform Commisison meeting Wednesday, another parade of community members pleading with school officials not to slash programs.
Mayor Nutter Orders Probe Into Charter Contract For MLK High SchoolMayor 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.
Philadelphia's 'Rubber Room' Schoolteacher Faces Off Against School BoardHope 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.
Girard-diCarlo Quits Philadelphia School Reform CommissionThe lone Republican on the five-member panel running Philadelphia's public schools is stepping down.