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Local Child Star’s Mother Says Officials Not Doing Enough After Daughter Allegedly Received Death Threat

The little girl’s mother claims her daughter received death threat at school and officials aren’t doing enough to keep her safe.

08/26/2015

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Council Leaders Insist Politics Not In Play In Rejection Of Nutter’s School Funding Proposal

Philadelphia City Council adjourned for the summer this past week after rejecting some key initiatives of Mayor Nutter.

06/20/2015

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

KYW Flashback: Philadelphia School Budget Problems Then And Now

It’s a scene that has played out from year to year. Only the people have changed.

05/08/2015

(Councilman Curtis Jones, in 2014 file photo.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Mayor Is Doubtful As Non-Profit Contributions Dominate Council’s School Funding Debate

City Council plans to explore PILOTS — payments in lieu of taxes — as a way to get non-profits that pay no property taxes to chip in more for city schools.

04/04/2015

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Montco School District, Police Investigate Alleged Photo Scandal

The North Penn School District says they are working with local law enforcement officials following allegations students may have shared inappropriate pictures and videos online, according to a statement on the school district’s website.

03/28/2015

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Ex-Officials Charged With Theft From School District

Two former officials of a suburban Philadelphia school district who resigned following a text message scandal have now been charged with having stolen money from the district.

12/15/2014

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District: Nude Pics Of Pa. High School Girls Posted On Website

A Pittsburgh-area school district says the state attorney general is investigating online posts of “inappropriate photos and comments about female students.”

11/04/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

For The First Time, No Schools Designated “Persistently Dangerous” In The Phila. School District

The School District of Philadelphia has announced none of its schools were designated “Persistently Dangerous” for this school year.

09/03/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

SRC Scheduled To Make Announcement Friday About Future Of Cash-Strapped School District

The School Reform Commission and Superintendent William Hite are scheduled to make an announcement Friday about the future of the cash-strapped school district.

08/14/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Growing Outrage Over Stalled Cigarette Tax Meant To Help Philadelphia Schools

Republican leadership say they canceled the session because the bill became too complicated, weighed down with non-school related amendments.

08/01/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Nutter: ‘The Children Of Philadelphia Are Being Educationally Abused’

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.

06/30/2014

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Cause Of Death Released For 7-Year-Old Who Collapsed Inside Philly School

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.

05/23/2014

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Parents React To Philadelphia School Cheating Scandal

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.

05/08/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

City Council To Hear From School District Officials On Proposed Budget

On Monday, City Council hears from school district officials on the so-called “empty shell” budget proposed for next year.

05/04/2014

(Easton, Pa. schoolgirls at the center of the case display their controversial bracelets outside the US Courthouse in Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Dispute Over ‘I Heart Boobies’ Bracelets

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.

03/10/2014

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