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

Cook-Wissahickon parents and students protest 'leveling' changes

  • l 20131025 083350 20 1
    Photo: Aaron Moselle/WHYY

a

a

a

by Aaron Moselle for NewsWorks

Cook-Wissahickon Elementary in Roxborough is implementing a split-grade classroom. 

Fernando Gallard, a spokesperson with the Philadelphia School District, confirmed Friday that two 5th-grade teachers were transferred as part of this year's "leveling" process, which is scheduled to wrap up Monday.

The move means that the K-8 school will have a classroom that combines 3rd and 4th graders.

"It is purely driven by our financial situation. We don't have the money to be able to resource the school as we would like," Gallard said.

Read the rest of the story at NewsWorks

Get the Notebook in your inbox

Notes from the news
Weekly newsletter
Promotions

Recent Articles

Notes from the news - October 17 New lottery system for Philly tech school admissions stokes debate Estelle Richman is retired, but you wouldn't know it District launches initiative to expand and redesign arts education Notes from the news - October 16