Her departure leaves four members, which could affect voting. A new school board will take over governance on July 1.
As Philadelphia prepares for its new school board, charter leaders are angling for independence from the District and pushing for friendly board members.
"Friends of" groups are being asked to suggest names for a nominating committee and for a new nine-member Board of Education.
The school superintendent was praised for bringing 'increased stability' and 'positive momentum' to the District.
The newest member of the School Reform Commission talks about her many volunteer roles and the future of the controversial governing body.
The District downscaled the proposal after advocates complained, but concerns linger.
Advocates are upset about a resolution on special education services. There are 10 charter amendments, 50-plus speakers ... and a demonstration against school closings planned.
Union-sponsored event outside Lea Elementary also honored District teachers who are quitting over five years of frozen wages
Morning scheduling of meetings raises concerns, activists say.
The School Reform Commission member's actions in a vote about Wister Elementary were not a conflict of interest, state officials ruled.