Community Leader Sylvia Simms Named to Philadelphia School Reform CommissionSylvia Simms, 52, of North Philadelphia, is a former district bus attendant and the founder of the group "Parent Power."
2012 Year in Review: Aborted Fight To Merge Rutgers-Camden into Rowan U.Governor Chris Christie’s proposal got a warm reception at Rowan, but the opposition at Rutgers-Camden was strong.
Phila. School District Gathering Public Views on School Shutdown CriteriaThe School District of Philadelphia has launched a series of public meetings as it explores permanently closing dozens of school buildings.
Hite Seen As Next Philadelphia School Superintendent As Martinez Drops OutIt looks like the short list for Philadelphia's next schools superintendent just got a little shorter.
Philadelphia School District Announces First Finalist For Superintendent's JobThe School District has released the name of one of the two finalists for the superintendent's job. The first candidate to be revealed is Pedro Martinez.
School Reform Commission To Announce Candidates For SuperintendentToday's the day the public learns the names of the two finalists to be Philadelphia's next schools superintendent.
Philadelphia Teachers: We've Been Left Out Of SRC's Overhaul Plan"I would like to urge you to fix what the district has, not try to recreate the wheel,” said Hillary Linardopoulos, a third grade teacher at Julia DeBurgos Elementary in West Kensington.
NJ Legislators Hear Pros, Cons of Proposed Rowan Takeover of Rutgers-CamdenThe higher education committees of the New Jersey assembly and state senate got an earful on the highly charged proposal to have Rowan take over Rutgers University's Camden campus.
Hundreds Gather To Oppose Takeover of Rutgers-Camden By Rowan U.Wendell Pritchett, chancellor at Rutgers-Camden, urged everyone to put the heat on decisionmakers at the state capital.
Search Is On For Philadelphia’s Next Schools SuperintendentA search team is now in place, to help the School Reform Commission find Philadelphia's next schools superintendent.
School Reform Commission Has New ChairmanPedro Ramos, a former Philadelphia school board president and city managing director, was confirmed Monday as new chairman of the SRC.