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From left: SRC member Joesph Dworetzky, Acting Superintendent Leroy Nunery, Interim SRC Chair Wendell Pritchett, SRC member Denise McGregor-Armbrister (credit: Mike DeNardo)

SRC Plan To Close Or Consolidate Underused Schools To Be Unveiled This Week

A long-awaited plan to close or consolidate under-used Philadelphia school buildings is being unveiled this week.


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Workers Continue To Protest Planned Layoffs Within Philadelphia School District

Blue-collar workers at Philadelphia schools are continuing their protest against hundreds of planned layoffs.


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Philadelphia Catholic High Schools Close Doors Amid Teacher Strike

Back-and-forth negotiations and no agreement has shut the doors of Philadelphia-area Catholic high schools indefinitely on Wednesday.



Talks Between Striking Catholic School Teachers And Philadelphia Archdiocese To Resume

Negotiations resume Thursday afternoon between striking high school teachers and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.


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Pennsylvania Budget Signed Minutes Before Deadline

For the first time in nine years, Pennsylvania has a finished budget in place as the new fiscal year dawns. But it went right down to the wire last night.


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Philadelphia Schools Closing Early Because Of Heat

It’s not even summer yet, and we’re already facing our second heat wave of the year. It’s causing some headaches for some school districts.


Share Your Thoughts: Galloway Township Homework Changes

Galloway Township schools are considering a change in their homework policy to include a ban on issuing homework over the weekends and on holidays.


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Watch Segments From The St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Philadelphia

Watch the entire St. Patrick’s Day Parade in segments.


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Officials See Room For Improvement In NJ Test Scores

New Jersey education officials have released the results of annual standardized tests and they suggest there’s a lot of work to be done to make sure every student in the Garden State gets an equal opportunity to succeed.


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Group To Examine Future Of Philly Catholic Schools

Cardinal Justin Rigali has announced the names of a 17-member commission that will take a tough look at the future of Catholic schools in the region.


Reversing School Suspensions

by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman Remember way back when the boy next door was suspended from school and his mom didn’t want the neighbors to know. Suspension was a last resort. Fast forward to recent […]