House Speaker Says Philly Charter School Action Could Imperil FundingHouse Speaker Mike Turzai warned that it would be tough to justify more funding for Philly schools if the district put up roadblocks to charter renewals.
Philadelphia's School Reform Commission Has New ChairMayor Kenney has picked Joyce Wilkerson to serve on the School Reform Commission.
City Controller Criticizes Charter Operators In New ReportCity Controller Alan Butkovitz has released a report critical of the management of two charter school operators on the eve of a key vote.
School District Tries To Re-argue Ruling That Could Cost It MillionsA legal "Hail Mary" by the Philadelphia School District has failed before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Court Ruling Has Massive Implications For Phila. School DistrictAs the School Reform Commission voted on new charter schools Tuesday night, the state Supreme Court dealt the district a major blow.
Pedro Ramos To Take Over As President Of The Philadelphia FoundationFrom city managing director to head of the School Reform Commission, Pedro Ramos says he's probably seen as much of the city as any resident.
Schools Chief Hite Turns Down His $60,000 Performance BonusHite is declining the bonus that goes with the good report card he received from the School Reform Commission.
School Reform Commission Adopts BudgetWith no state budget in sight, the School Reform Commission Tuesday night had to cross its fingers in hope as it adopted a spending plan for next year.
Phila. School Reform Commission Votes To Outsource Substitute TeachersThe School Reform Commission voted unanimously to outsource the jobs to a New Jersey company.
Voters Approve Ballot Question Calling For SRC To Be AbolishedBy a 3-1 margin, voters approved abolishing the state-run School Reform Commission, but it's non-binding.
Food Workers at Phila. Schools Get New, Retroactive ContractCafeteria workers and noontime aides at Philadelphia public school have agreed to a new contract that calls for wage increases and work rule changes.
Councilman Backs Tens of Millions in Tax Breaks For Gallery OwnersFirst 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).