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.
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.
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.
A Pittsburgh-area school district says the state attorney general is investigating online posts of “inappropriate photos and comments about female students.”
The School District of Philadelphia has announced none of its schools were designated “Persistently Dangerous” for this school year.
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.