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charter schools

Articles about the growing charter school sector in Philadelphia and the political debates about charters.


Pa. Supreme Court ruling helps school districts limit charter school expansion

by newsworks

The charter bump: Philly researcher finds charters boost public schools ... in NYC

by newsworks

KIPP Philadelphia expands and creates new feeder networks

The organization has to meet conditions set by the School Reform Commission to launch its full plan.


SRC delays vote on $36 million contract for special ed school

City Council had passed a resolution urging rejection. At a contentious meeting, SRC also hears calls for it to vote itself out of existence.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent newsworks

Charter Schools Office recommends nonrenewal for Eastern University Charter

breaking news

School District recommends revoking Khepera's charter

Persistent financial and organizational issues were cited.

by Staff report breaking news

Legislative committee finds that charters cause financial issues for many districts


SRC approves nonrenewal of Lab Charter, tables decision on Memphis Street

Members urge parents to see to it that operational problems are fixed. Eight other charters are renewed.


May Day will be busy: Teachers organize day of advocacy, SRC to vote on charter renewals


Hesitating over terms, several Philly charters decline to sign renewal agreements with district

SRC lists 12 charter votes, including two recommended for nonrenewal, for Monday vote

by newsworks, breaking news
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