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Review finds flaws in discipline report

The Fordham Institute looked at District data related to suspensions. The National Education Policy Center took issue with Fordham’s findings.

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Young Philly activists endure the ups and downs of their first march on Washington

by Avi Wolfman-Arent whyy news

Notes from the News — March 26

During March For Our Lives, city students caution suburban peers on security

Youth and their supporters from across the region raise their voices against gun violence.

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Notes from the News — March 23

District forecasts five years of balanced budgets, citing new city commitment

A relieved SRC approves the $3.1 billion lump sum budget, which projects a surplus at the end of fiscal 2019 of $135 million.

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Letter to the editor: A year later, a step forward for equity

by Debra Weiner commentary

Report finds most states shortchange high-poverty schools

Called "The Real Shame of the Nation," the study finds a close relationship between spending and test scores.

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Notes from the News — March 22

Kenney adds schools to the mayoral to-do list

He took responsibility for funding the District adequately and returning it to local control. His next challenges: Finding the money and the right board members.

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