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SRC votes to move SLA to Ben Franklin High School

Starting in 2019-20, the magnet school will share space with one of the city's struggling neighborhood high schools.

by Dale Mezzacappa and Avi Wolfman-Arent

New charter report has stark financial implications for Philadelphia

The School District has so far declined to comment.


Sylvia Simms named to head lobbying group Educational Opportunities for Families


SRC ignores pleas to take a vote on disbanding itself


Activists press for SRC to disband itself, push mayor to start the process


SRC to vote Thursday on downsized proposal for new special education program

Advocates say it is an improvement, but they still have concerns.

by Avi Wolfman-Arent and Dale Mezzacappa newsworks

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, newsworks

Teachers to vote tonight on contract proposal


SRC’s origins and history explain why many want it gone

by commentary

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
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