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Cafeteria workers and noontime aides at Philadelphia public school have agreed to a new contract that calls for wage increases and work rule changes.
First District councilman Mark Squilla, whose district includes the mall, agreed to introduce a package of bills that includes the tax break, known as “Tax Incremental Financing” (TIF).
School Reform Commissioner Bill Green now says he’s not going to court to challenge his removal as SRC chair.
Governor Tom Wolf has replaced School Reform Commission (SRC) chair Bill Green with Marjorie Neff, voiding his 5 year contract.
In a shocking move, Governor Wolf has replaced Bill Green as chair of the School Reform Commission.
The meeting was frequently disrupted by protesters as the School Reform Commission granted conditional charters to five schools.
The Speaker of the House of Pennsylvania, Mike Turzai(R-Allegheny) talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about the proposed $35 million donation by Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) to assist in increasing the number of charter schools in Philadelphia.
A roundtable discussion was held Thursday to call for the School Reform Commission to approve more charter schools.
In a major victory for the Philadelphia public schoolteachers’ union, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has ruled that the School Reform Commission cannot cancel the teachers’ contract.
The district is appealing to Commonwealth Court, where it seeks a judgment on whether the School Reform Commission has the authority to cancel the PFT contract.
Teachers, joined by parents and students, gathered outside Philadelphia school district headquarters in Spring Garden.
On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Dom Giordano talked with Kelly Collings, a teacher, about the School Reform Commission’s decision to cancel their contract and the ensuing student protests.
Upwards of 200 students stood outside the Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts in a spirited protest and symbolic ‘strike’ on Wednesday morning.
Dom Giordano talked to William Hite, Superintendant of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, about the decision to cancel their contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.
The Pennsylvania House is expected to vote today on a proposal to raise new money for the Philadelphia School District — a measure the school district repeats is badly needed.