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).
Bill Green Says He's Not Going To Court To Challenge His Removal As SRC ChairSchool Reform Commissioner Bill Green now says he's not going to court to challenge his removal as SRC chair.
Replaced SRC Chair Bill Green: 'Would've Been Nice To Have Been Asked To Step Aside'Governor Tom Wolf has replaced School Reform Commission (SRC) chair Bill Green with Marjorie Neff, voiding his 5 year contract.
SRC Stunner: Gov. Wolf Replaces Bill Green As ChairmanIn a shocking move, Governor Wolf has replaced Bill Green as chair of the School Reform Commission.
Philadelphia SRC Approves 5 New Charter Schools, 4 Arrested During Heated MeetingThe meeting was frequently disrupted by protesters as the School Reform Commission granted conditional charters to five schools.
Pa. Speaker Turzai Expects $35M Philadelphia Charter School Donation To Be AcceptedThe 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.