School District of Philadelphia
A commission empaneled to examine a potential overhaul Pennsylvania’s public school funding formula has revealed its long-awaited recommendations.
The nine city public schools with graduation ceremonies planned for today had the option of remaining open past noon for the ceremonies.
Due to the high temperatures forecasted for tomorrow, all School District of Philadelphia Schools will dismiss early at 12 p.m., Tuesday, June 16.
The Philadelphia School District has announced that all of its schools will be closing early on Friday.
City Council on Wednesday gave initial approval to a school district bailout that falls short of what school officials wanted.
The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is griping about what is says are the School District’s plans to privatize school employees – substitute teachers and nurses.
The fire reportedly started around 10am at the school near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.
In its first year, the program has cut the number of child arrests in half. Jovon Scere is grateful for how the program helped her daughter, Jahnira Scere-Jones.
City Council opposes Mayor Nutter’s plan to raise property taxes by nearly ten percent, and seems headed for providing only $70-80 million of the requested $103 million.
Master welder Joe Williams spent decades in construction. Eventually he decided he it was time to do something more.
Voters are being asked to approve commissions for women and universal pre-kindergarten, a rule promoting multi-language access to city services, and a referendum on school district governance.
Cafeteria workers and noontime aides at Philadelphia public school have agreed to a new contract that calls for wage increases and work rule changes.
Schools superintendent Wiliam Hite says the cash-strapped school district is simply exploring ways to expand student health services without spending more money.
Nutter has begun a series of school visits he hopes will highlight the unique programs that would benefit from an increase in city and state funding.
A change in kindergarten registration procedures at a Philadelphia public elementary school has drawn the expected protest by some parents whose kids were accepted, then rejected, for admission next year.