The School Reform Commission and Superintendent William Hite are scheduled to make an announcement Friday about the future of the cash-strapped school district.
Republican leadership say they canceled the session because the bill became too complicated, weighed down with non-school related amendments.
The mayor says Governor Corbett is using Philadelphia children as pawns to get other state issues approved, in order for the schools to get more funding.
The official cause of death has been released for a first-grader who died after suffering a medical condition at a school in Philadelphia earlier this week.
One parent can’t believe the cheating allegations against the principal and four other teachers, one of whom was a teacher here when she was a student.
On Monday, City Council hears from school district officials on the so-called “empty shell” budget proposed for next year.
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the Easton Area School District that wanted to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.
Parents and public school advocates say they’re not at all pleased with the School District’s plans for $45 million dollars recently released by Governor Corbett and they gave City Council an earful this past week.
Dozens of teachers in the Allentown School District are being laid off.
A City Council plan to add a $4 surcharge on all parking tickets is now dead. Mayor Nutter last week vetoed the $4 ticket surcharge, calling the measure illegal on several fronts.
The road ahead for the School District of Philadelphia looks as bleak as ever after the release Thursday of the findings of an independent consultant.
42-year-old Pedro Martinez, the deputy superintendent at the Clark County, Nevada school district, which includes Las Vegas, is one of the final two candidates for the superintendant position.
The School District has released the name of one of the two finalists for the superintendent’s job. The first candidate to be revealed is Pedro Martinez.
Pennsylvania’s secretary of education is ordering more than three dozen school districts to conduct internal investigations of suspicious scores on state standardized tests.
A Bensalem school bus driver has resigned after police say she appeared to be driving under the influence of alcohol during a crash earlier this month.