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Is the new school board diverse enough?


Two commissioners leave fading SRC to seek spots on new Philly school board

Estelle Richman will chair the body for the rest of its term.

by Avi Wolfman-Arent and Dale Mezzacappa whyy news, breaking news

McGinley, Wilkerson resign from SRC; mayor names Neff and Fran Burns

The moves were made as the School District transitions to governance by the new Board of Education.

by Staff report

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.


Nominating panel sends 18 new school board candidates to Kenney

The list includes more parents and educators.


Mayor requests more candidates for school board

Kenney told the nominating panel that he wants more diversity on the new list of at least 18 people. He's not ruling out making his choices from the first group of 27 names, however.


Kenney makes school-funding plea; Council reacts

by Avi Wolfman-Arent whyy news

Kenney's budget calls for tax hikes to cover school deficits

by Avi Wolfman-Arent whyy news, breaking news

Panel submits 27 names to mayor for new school board

The group includes two current School Reform Commission members.


With school deficits looming, Philly debates tax strategy ahead of new budget

by Avi Wolfman-Arent whyy news
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