The District must decide by Feb. 21 what to do with 40 new applicants. Meanwhile, two charters closed midyear.
But in schools the widespread worry is that skeletal staffing and funding have become the “new normal.”
The superintendent and SRC chair face a difficult budget season and a likely showdown with teachers.
Most additional funding has been on a one-time basis, so a gaping budget hole is likely yet again for next school year.
Hite, calling for shared sacrifice, wants money from teacher concessions, the city, and the state.
Superintendent Hite works to rebuild momentum – amid a funding crisis, a cheating scandal, and struggles with Harrisburg.