City And Education Officials Announce New Model For Improving Phila. Public SchoolsIt's called the "Community Schools" model.
With No State Budget, Phila. School District Forced To Borrow To Make Ends MeetDistrict deputy CFO Erin Davis says the district has daily cash needs.
City Council, School District Sign Financial Cooperation AgreementThe School Reform Commission has signed a deal promising to share more financial information with City Council.
Phila. School Reform Commission Votes To Outsource Substitute TeachersThe School Reform Commission voted unanimously to outsource the jobs to a New Jersey company.
Recently Demoted SRC Chairman Drops Hints At Possible Run For MayorBill Green has changed his party affiliation, and that could open the door to an independent run for mayor this fall.
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.
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.
Nutter Not Yet Saying If New Budget Will Answer Latest District RequestMayor Nutter presents his eighth and final budget one week from Thursday -- and the key questions are whether and how he will respond to the latest hat-in-hand request from the School District.
Group Advocating For More Philly Charter Schools Responds To Decision To Approve 5 Of 39 New ChartersThe Hoboken-based Choice Media, Inc. is returning to the Philadelphia television airwaves in the next week or so, depicting parents whose children were shut out of fully-enrolled charters.
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.
School Reform Commission Faces Charter School Vote Amid Intense Pressure From Both SidesThe SRC must consider new charters under provisions that Republican state lawmakers tacked on to a bill allowing the city to collect an extra two dollars a pack on cigarettes, to help close a large budget deficit last year.
Parents Call For SRC To Approve More ChartersA roundtable discussion was held Thursday to call for the School Reform Commission to approve more charter schools.