Union Calls For Asbestos Cleanup In All City Schools After Philadelphia Teacher Diagnosed With CancerThe Philadelphia Federation of Teachers claims the teacher, who works at Meredith Elementary in South Philadelphia, has mesothelioma. 
Superintendent Touts Philadelphia School District's Accomplishments As Another School Year Rapidly ApproachesAfter seven years at the helm of the Philadelphia School District, Hite has implemented many changes.
Parents Concerned After Receiving Letter That Philadelphia School Classroom Had 'Asbestos Issues'"My concern is my child has been in this room for the last two years, three days a week," one mother said.
Charter School Advocates Rally At City Hall For Voice On New School BoardA capacity crowd rallied in the mayor's reception room calling on the district to change what they call onerous charter renewal terms.
Prominent Nonprofit Doubling Down On Grants To Philadelphia SchoolsThe six-year-old nonprofit Philadelphia School Partnership is launching a second round of fundraising to provide grants to Philly schools.
Private Sector Is Urged To Help Philadelphia Public SchoolsAbout 50 business leaders gathered Tuesday morning to hear about ways they can donate time, resources and money to Philly public schools.
Former City Administrator: Schools Should Be Open TodayJay A. McCalla says Philadelphia's schools should be opened today, despite the snow.
All Philadelphia Public And Archdiocesan Schools Closed MondayAll School District of Philadelphia schools are closed for Monday.
Rally Held Calling For More Community Schooling Throughout PhiladelphiaResidents from around Philadelphia Wednesday called on elected officials to help bring change to the education process at public schools throughout the city.
Phila. School's Superintendent Says The Clock Is Ticking For Company Hired To Fill Substitute Teaching JobsThe school district hired the Cherry Hill-based company, Source4Teachers, to put substitute teachers in Philly classrooms.
Inspection Reveals Philadelphia School Buildings Unsanitary, UnsafeCity Controller Alan Butkovitz says his inspection finds unsanitary and dangerous conditions.