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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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