School District of Philadelphia
Martha Washington Academics Plus School, Middle Years Alternative School and Parkway West High School will be closed to students on Friday.
Philadelphia principals tonight heard about the serious givebacks included in their tentative contract agreement with the financially-struggling school district.
Nutter boasted that his $4+ billion spending plan includes no tax increases, but he warned that something must be done to meet the school district’s latest request for an additional $75 million in city funding.
A school police officer’s beard, his religious beliefs, and a grooming policy is the subject of a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the School District of Philadelphia.
Starr is chipping in $25,000 himself, with the goal of collecting $100,000 for playgrounds, technology, and internships.
Today is the seventh day on the Philadelphia School District calendar wiped-out by snow this winter. Does that mean the school year will be extended into July? Not necessarily.
The school district says it will gross $35 million and net $25 million from the sales.
The SRC was interrupted by shouts and jeers and boos from angry parents and educators as they laid out an aggressive agenda for the upcoming year.
Superintendent William Hite says Philadelphia schools need 320-million dollars more next year, to get his ambitious action plan rolling.
“There is not one business in this room that would operate that way,” he told the business leaders.
Former Philadelphia city councilman Bill Green is now officially the chairman of the School Reform Commission.
The School District of Philadelphia has announced it will now be open three days, April 15, 16, 17, originally designated for spring break.
Both the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the School District of Philadelphia announced their schools would be closed due to the weather.
Both School District of Philadelphia and archdiocesan schools in the city will be closed on Thursday, February 13th, because of the impending snowstorm.
Librarians in town for a national conference joined Philadelphia public school parents, students and staff, yesterday, to call attention to the lack of libraries in district schools.