Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia School District To Begin Online Learning With Something It's Never Tried BeforeStarting on Monday, the School District of Philadelphia is starting a new era of online digital instruction, never tried in the district before.
Philly's Schools Chief To Testify Before City Council During Budget HearingsCity Council's budget hearings continue on Tuesday with schools superintendent William Hite on the hot seat. But that seat may not be as warm as previous years.
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.
Philadelphia City Council's Appropriations Committee To Hold Hearing On School District FinancesPhiladelphia School District officials will go before a city council committee Wednesday to testify about the need for a final $25-million in city funding.
Educators Anticipate Sharp Drops When Pennsylvania Releases Standardized Test ScoresIn the coming weeks, the state education department is expected to release the results of last year's PSSA exams, given to 3rd through 8th graders. And the scores are expected to take a substantial drop.
City Council Okays School Bailout, But With $25-Million CatchCity Council on Wednesday gave initial approval to a school district bailout that falls short of what school officials wanted.
State House Set To Vote On Cigarette Tax To Fund Philly Schools The Pennsylvania House is expected to vote today on a proposal to raise new money for the Philadelphia School District -- a measure the school district repeats is badly needed.