Articles about the growing charter school sector in Philadelphia and the political debates about charters.
The recommendations come with conditions. The SRC will vote on the applications Thursday.
Read the submissions from the three operators matched with Wister, Huey and Cooke Elementaries.
Councilwoman Gym is calling for the District to drop Great Oaks as a Renaissance charter provider.
Russell Byers, KIPP, and Esperanza were approved to open new charter schools in the 2017-18 school year.
The ruling has huge implications for both charter schools and the union contract.
Last year, the District approved new charters assuming the cost would be neutral due to hoped-for charter school closures. They haven't gone as planned.