The FeedEditionsJobsDonateJune Event
Philly Education News + Views Independent. Reader-Supported.
Philly Education News + Views
Independent. Reader-Supported

Youth advocacy group pushes for a complaint system about school police officers


Hecklers derail attempted hearing on Philly beverage tax

by newsworks

Pa. guidelines for school discipline may change

A legislative report found disparities in how different demographic groups are treated. It recommends giving districts clearer direction on suspensions and arrests. A bill is now in committee.


SRC approves teachers' contract

PFT members have a contract for the first time in four years. Bill Green was the only no vote. He and Farah Jimenez warned of local tax hikes.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent breaking news, newsworks

'The Wiz' at South Philly High continues long music tradition that had been broken


PFT overwhelmingly approves contract settlement

Most teachers said they voted yes, if reluctantly, glad the ordeal is over. But 95 percent approved.

by Avi Wolfman-Arent and Dale Mezzacappa breaking news, newsworks

The Latest

  • Tweets
  • News

Many alternative-school options, but where’s the map to find them?

More from Alternative pathways to education success

SRC delays vote on $36 million contract for special ed school

City Council had passed a resolution urging rejection. At a contentious meeting, SRC also hears calls for it to vote itself out of existence.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent newsworks

Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth to support its first cohort of musicians

by Ariel Censor

Philadelphia elementary students visit legislators to press for fair education funding

Students from Greenberg and Cassidy met elected representatives and told them about inequities they see.


Healthy NewsWorks encourages student journalists and helps them learn

by Michael Vinci

Playworks partners with schools to make recess more than just a break in the day

by Michael Vinci

Want to spend a week in Key West?

Make a donation to the Notebook of $100 or more and you are automatically entered to win!

Notes from the News - June 23

The latest headlines in Philly education

Our news is free to read, but not to report.

Support local journalism!

Loading recent comments...

Actions show District prioritizes charter operators

Closed-door meetings, postponed renewal votes and approvals of underperforming charters create questions about transparency.

by Lisa Haver and Lynda Rubin

Improving graduation rates for students with disabilities

by Maura McInerney
More from Alternative pathways to education success

Baltimore city schools respond to crisis with behavioral health programs


Philly coalition sets new goals to boost graduation rates

by newsworks

Hearing a child crying out

Baltimore schools are putting an increased focus on helping student deal with trauma


School District recommends revoking Khepera's charter

Persistent financial and organizational issues were cited.

by Staff report breaking news

E3 centers give students another shot at dreams

Philadelphia Youth Network runs the program, which adjusts instruction to each learner.

More from Alternative pathways to education success

TeamChildren helps bridge the digital divide with computer donation

The nonprofit organization gave 30 computers to Elkins Elementary.


Philadelphia Futures celebrates 75 graduates during annual ceremony

by Ariel Censor