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SRC approves 3 Renaissance charters, postpones vote on non-renewals

At the meeting, two charter schools were renewed, and three Mastery charter renewals were withdrawn to work out legal issues.

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The Teacher Action Group's annual conference will address issues of racial justice in public education.

by Anissa Weinraub, Sarah Burgess, Chris Rogers, and Charlie McGeehan

SRC to vote on charter conversions, renewals, and non-renewals

Councilwoman Helen Gym is calling for a moratorium on charter conversions. The SRC will consider four Renaissance non-renewal recommendations.

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Charter school office: Approve all three Renaissance charter bids

The recommendations come with conditions. The SRC will vote on the applications Thursday.

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New "parent congresses" stoke claims of hidden agendas and conflict of interest.

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The cold realities of education in a poor Pennsylvania school district

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District evaluations reveal performance of charter schools

The first comprehensive reports by the charter office find some schools are "setting the bar," while others need improvement.

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Here's why Universal Audenried's charter should be renewed

The most compelling argument to renew Universal Audenried is made by the District itself, says the school's principal.

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The Teacher Action Group's annual conference will address issues of racial justice in public education.

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Green sues to regain SRC chairmanship

His suit says that Wolf replaced him for ideological reasons and due to the opposition of the PFT to his pro-charter views.

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Turnaround school principals named

Principals at two of the four schools will remain in their roles.

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Head of charter office says non-renewals of four Renaissance charters show oversight is working

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