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(Philadelphia School District headquarters.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Deadline Comes And Goes With No New Contract For Philadelphia School Teachers

The midnight deadline came and went Saturday, but there was no new contract between the Philadelphia School District and its teachers union.


Donna Cooper announces the formation of the coalition outside school headquarters yesterday. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Education Coalition Asks For Teacher Contract Changes

The group endorses full site selection in the next teachers contract — that is, letting principals pick teachers, rather than having teachers with seniority choosing the schools where they want to work.