Staffers at Defunct Phila. Charter School Appeal to School District for Back Pay"People are losing their homes, they're losing their vehicles, they're not able to take care of their children," says former Palmer staffer Sultan Ashley. "They don't have medical coverage."
Philadelphia Charter School To Cut EnrollmentThe overenrolled Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School is holding a Thursday evening lottery to decide which students will stay and which will have to go.
Walter Palmer Charter School Heads To Court In Last-Ditch Effort To Stay OpenThe Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners charter school could close any day now, if it can't convice a judge to order an infusion of cash from the school district. Founder Walter Palmer claims the district owes his school nearly $1.4 million.
Phila. Charter School Orchestrates Street Protest Over Disputed GrowthThe SRC says the school doubled its student population without permission. Walter Palmer, founder of the school, says the SRC is trying to strangle his school by withholding additional funds.