Two Sides Inch Closer To Finally Getting Teachers Contract: 'The Needle Is Moving'Negotiators are making progress, says Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan.
Signs Of Progress In Philly Teachers Contract StalemateThere appears to be progress in the four-year-old contract stalemate between the Philadelphia school district and its teachers.
House Speaker Says Philly Charter School Action Could Imperil FundingHouse Speaker Mike Turzai warned that it would be tough to justify more funding for Philly schools if the district put up roadblocks to charter renewals.
Philadelphia School District Honors Best Principals In The CityHundreds were nominated but only seven principals were recognized by the School District of Philadelphia for their excellent work at the Lindback Distinguished Principal Awards.
Philly School's Budget Okay For Now, Though Future Looks GrimA preliminary version of the School District budget projects enough money for next year, but growing deficits looming after that.
Philadelphia School District Launches Teacher Hiring Campaign For Upcoming School YearNow playing at a radio near you, an ad campaign to hire up to 1,000 new teachers for the 2017-18 school year.
Parents Express Safety Concerns After Philadelphia Schools Resume Day After StormAs Philadelphia students went back to school on Wednesday some parents expressed safety concerns over treacherous road conditions
Pennsylvania House Speaker Wants More Philly Charter StudentsThe speaker of the state House is sponsoring legislation that would require the Philadelphia School District to expand the number of available charter school seats.
Plans Unveiled To Overhaul Poorly Performing Philadelphia SchoolsThe Philadelphia School District has outlined plans to overhaul the academics at eleven low-performing schools.
DNC Host Committee Gives Big Donation To Help Philly School Children ReadDNC organizers are helping thousands of Philadelphia school children open up new books.
School District Sells Closed High School To Buyer Not Known For Owning SchoolsThe Philadelphia Housing Authority is buying and renovating the closed Vaux High School, with the intention of reopening it in the fall.
Earlier Start To School Year In Philly? Survey Yields Mixed ResponseThe School District of Philadelphia has wrapped up a survey on its proposal for an earlier start to the academic year.
Philadelphia's Principals Union Elects New PresidentMembers of Teamsters Local 502 of the Commonwealth Association of Administrators have elected Longstreth Elementary principal Robin Cooper as their new president.
City Council Looks At Why It's So Hard To Hire, Keep Teachers In PhiladelphiaIt's been four years since Philadelphia teachers had a raise. Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan says that's making it hard to attract talent.
State Committee Looking To Improve School Construction ReimbursementA state committee got a look at the stark differences among Pennsylvania school buildings on Monday.