Articles about the growing charter school sector in Philadelphia and the political debates about charters.
David Osborne spoke at an event sponsored by the Philadelphia Education Fund before an audience of movers and shakers, but few parents and teachers.
The organization has to meet conditions set by the School Reform Commission to launch its full plan.
City Council had passed a resolution urging rejection. At a contentious meeting, SRC also hears calls for it to vote itself out of existence.
Persistent financial and organizational issues were cited.
Members urge parents to see to it that operational problems are fixed. Eight other charters are renewed.