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Philadelphia launches initiative, choosing nine community schools

The schools come from a cross-section of city neighborhoods. On the list: three high schools, three K-5 schools, one middle school, and two K-8 schools.

by Avi Wolfman-Arent and Dale Mezzacappa

District announces first community schools

City officials in charge of the initiative say the goal is to create better conditions for learning.


Pa. budget deal hinged on compromise and avoiding controversy

by Kevin McCorry

Philly School District notches revenue wins in state budget

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent

Pennsylvania budget passes after fast-track negotiation

DNC host committee, partners announce youth initiative for convention

by Ellen Schoder

Debate over Pa. charter schools gets swirled into larger state budget talks


K-3 teachers spend week learning literacy strategies

About 800 teachers attended the training, which promotes the District's goal of all children reading proficiently by 4th grade.

by Ellen Schoder

Amid teacher hiring binge, Philly union cries foul


Nearly all Philly teaching positions filled, District says

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