Philadelphia School District Gets $15.6 Million To Improve ConditionsCrews will remove lead paint, mold, and asbestos from 57 buildings in the district.
Philadelphia's School Reform Commission Holds Last Meeting After Voting To Abolish ItselfThe very first one took place on Dec. 28, 2001 after the city reached a deal with the state.
Lindback Foundation Honors Dozens Of Outstanding Philadelphia TeachersFor the last decade, the Lindback Foundation has been recognizing the best Philadelphia School District teachers.
Philadelphia Public, Archdiocesan Schools To Open On 2-Hour Delay ThursdayClass will be back in session Thursday for students in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia School District, Archdiocese Announce All Schools Closed WednesdayThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia School District have announced that all schools will be closed Wednesday due to the impending nor'easter.
Mayor Kenney Receives More Than 2 Dozen Names For School BoardKenney says he'll probably make those selections sooner rather than later.
Seeking Change: Rule Keeps Student Off The Court For Not Removing HijabIt happened Friday after a basketball referee refused to let a 16-year-old Mastery Shoemaker student play, unless she took off her hijab.
Students Being Moved Due To Lack Of Heating At Philadelphia Elementary SchoolSome parents expressed frustration — telling Eyewitness News that it’s unacceptable.
Woman Accused Of Defrauding Philadelphia School District Of Tens Of Thousands Of DollarsAccording to the indictment, Patricia Cleary allegedly presented herself as a tutor for a relative with special needs with the Philadelphia School District.
Philadelphia Middle School Locked Down For Several Hours After Reports Of Person With GunA school was placed on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon following reports of a person with a gun in the area.
Mayor Kenney Proposes Ending School Reform CommissionPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has called for the dissolution of the School Reform Commission (SRC), and a return to local control, in an address to city council on Thursday morning.
New Crowdfunding Tool Allows Donors To Help Individual Philly SchoolsThis web tool allows donors to contribute directly toward the needs of an individual Philadelphia public schools.