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Kenney opposes Council resolution to set high bar for removing Board of Ed members

by Dale Mezzacappa and Greg Windle breaking news

Wolf asks court to expedite school funding lawsuit; GOP leaders reiterate opposition

The governor dropped his prior objections.

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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

Kenney to propose ending SRC and returning to a local school board

He will make a speech today before Council.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent breaking news

Kenney to give major speech on future of Philly schools

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John B. Kelly Elementary to remain closed until Wednesday as District works to clean up mold problem

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In victory for advocates, Supreme Court rules that school funding lawsuit can go ahead

Decision reverses longstanding view that courts should stay out of education funding and could lead to upheaval of the current system

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SRC approves teachers' contract

PFT members have a contract for the first time in four years. Bill Green was the only no vote. He and Farah Jimenez warned of local tax hikes.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent breaking news

PFT overwhelmingly approves contract settlement

Most teachers said they voted yes, if reluctantly, glad the ordeal is over. But 95 percent approved.

by Avi Wolfman-Arent and Dale Mezzacappa breaking news

Finally, PFT and District reach a tentative contract agreement

The ratification vote is set for Monday night.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent breaking news
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