Timeline Set For Formation Of Board To Control Philadelphia's SchoolsMayor Jim Kenney has unveiled the names of the 13 people who will give him a list of nominees for a local school board.
Pennsylvania Signs Off On Dissolution Of School Reform CommissionIt is official -- Philadelphia schools will return to local control next July, now that the state education secretary has approved the School Reform Commission's vote last month to abolish itself.
School Reform Commission To Shut Down Troubled Philadelphia Charter, Begins Process To Close 2 OthersThe Khepera Charter School in North Philadelphia has been on precarious academic grounds, and ended last school year early because of financial trouble.
Philadelphia School Reform Commission Votes To DisbandThe School Reform Commission has voted to dissolve itself on Thursday night.
22 Philly Public Schools To Receive New Full-Time Social WorkersThe School Reform Commission on Thursday is expected to approve putting social workers directly in those schools.
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's School Reform Commission Has New ChairMayor Kenney has picked Joyce Wilkerson to serve on the School Reform Commission.
City Controller Criticizes Charter Operators In New ReportCity Controller Alan Butkovitz has released a report critical of the management of two charter school operators on the eve of a key vote.
School District Tries To Re-argue Ruling That Could Cost It MillionsA legal "Hail Mary" by the Philadelphia School District has failed before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Court Ruling Has Massive Implications For Phila. School DistrictAs the School Reform Commission voted on new charter schools Tuesday night, the state Supreme Court dealt the district a major blow.
Pedro Ramos To Take Over As President Of The Philadelphia FoundationFrom city managing director to head of the School Reform Commission, Pedro Ramos says he's probably seen as much of the city as any resident.