School District of Philadelphia
The first- and second-year medical students knocked on the doors of Bethume Elementary School last year after hearing that the school did not have a science teacher.
Councilmembers complained to school district CFO Matthew Stanski (left) that the district keeps them in the dark each year about budget woes until the last possible minute.
It’s half school bus, half prison cell.
The college essay: it has to be one of the most anxiety-producing tasks in modern education.
The School District of Philadelphia is hoping to have a web page listing its surplus properties for sale up and running by noon Thursday.
The Mayor gathered with Council President Darrell Clarke and several members of City Council late Wednesday afternoon to announce he had reached what he labeled a compromise on the school fund plan.
Mayor Michael Nutter says he’s still somewhat in the dark over Council President Darrell Clarke’s plan to send $50-million to the school district in exchange for the right to sell some vacant district buildings. Nutter wants to know who’s interested in buying them.
The School District of Philadelphia says one student and two school police officers suffered minor injuries.
The artworks, taken from schools including Wilson Middle School, include paintings by noted artist Henry Ossawa Tanner.
Dozens gathered for the vigil in front of the School District of Philadelphia headquarters Thursday night,
Even though Mayor Nutter is against it, Philadelphia City Council has voted unanimously to approve its own plan to provide $50 million for the school district.
Wednesday night, a group of photographers put their work on display at an exhibit dedicated to those schools and the communities they were in.
The money had been approved by the state legislature this year but held up by the Corbett administration, which said the money was contingent on whether the school district obtained sufficient concessions from the Philadelphia teachers’ union.
On Wednesday afternoon Mayor Nutter said he was thankful that Gov. Corbett finally cut the check for the $45 million for the school district.
Due to the inclement weather expected in the area, the School District of Philadelphia has canceled all after-school activities including all athletic programs scheduled for today, Monday, October 7th.