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First hearings held for nine proposed new charters


SRC votes not to renew Olney and Stetson charters

After pleas from parents, teachers, and students, the vote was 4-1. The board also voted 5-0 to close Khepera.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent

After two years, SRC to vote on the future of Olney, Stetson charters

by Dale Mezzacappa and Greg Windle

City Council hears litany of concerns in a hearing about forming new school board

Who can serve? Why should the board be elected? Parents and activists spoke passionately about these issues and more during two hours of testimony.


Our opinion: It’s about time


Judge dismisses Green's suit over lost SRC chairmanship


Why Harrisburg’s silence on demise of Philly’s School Reform Commission speaks volumes

by whyy news

Nine new charter schools apply to open in Philly

by whyy news

Rally outside District headquarters declares victory with end of SRC


SRC votes to dissolve, taking first step toward local control of schools

The tally was 3-1, with one abstention. The School Reform Commission has governed the District for 16 years. A new Board of Education is expected to start on July 1.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent breaking news
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