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Kenney to give major speech on future of Philly schools

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Washington High, Gompers added to community schools

That makes 11 total. Fewer schools were chosen than originally planned, due to continued litigation over the soda tax.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent

Is this center in Northeast Philadelphia the future of Philly pre-K?


One month in, Philly pre-K faces a paradox: High demand and empty seats


It's official: Expanded Philly pre-K has arrived


Neff and Houstoun resign from SRC

Both said they wanted a smooth transition. Critics, including Council President Clarke, redoubled calls to abolish the five-member board and return to local control.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent breaking news

Want to expand pre-K? Better put it in the right places


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

Winnowing applicants to become Philly's first class of community schools


District to observe Muslim holy days

The policy will take effect the year after next.

by Greg Windle
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