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Notes from the news - May 11

The latest headlines in Philly education




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City Council grills Philly school leaders on suburban students taking prized slots. NewsWorks

Richman headed to SRC after Pa. Senate confirmation. NewsWorks

Hite, on the hot seat, says district is working on a PFT contract. Inquirer

Students at two Philly schools learn dance moves from famed choreographer Debbie Allen. Notebook

School 'lunch shaming' bill drafted in the Pa. Senate. Penn Live

Commentary: Let's get charter reform done right. Notebook 

Opinion: Fight for your school, not at your school. Daily News

Sex-abuse victim sues former special-ed teacher, Philly School District. Inquirer

OPINION — Did applying for financial aid just get harder? The Hechinger Report

Three Philadelphia Students Named National Merit Scholars. Philadelphia Patch

Stories from across the state

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