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Rally outside District headquarters declares victory with end of SRC


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

Commentary: Making sense of what's happening in the School District

by commentary

Sources: King SAC prefers Mosaica over Foundations


Waiting for the Renaissance


Renew or terminate? SRC to decide in spring

Test scores will be major determinant of school managers' future; no big plans for public input

by Tina Collins

Comparing Philadelphia's diverse providers: some recent reports


Turning to outside organizations to do more jobs

Like private management of schools, contracting with private companies for curriculum and educational services has grown under the SRC, a study found.

by Betsey Useem and Kendal Rinko