The District recommended non-renewal in April, but commissioners haven’t had enough votes to act. The situation shows their wide leeway in overseeing the schools.
The School Reform Commission member's actions in a vote about Wister Elementary were not a conflict of interest, state officials ruled.
In Pennsylvania, a limited stream of dollars supports services for these students.
New "parent congresses" stoke claims of hidden agendas and conflict of interest.
As the mayor’s chief education officer, the former principal will help build “community schools” around Philadelphia.
Documents reveal the Philadelphia School Partnership moved to influence SRC members. PSP says its preference for Renaissance charters is no secret.
The commissioner has not disclosed who is funding her sister's position with a pro-charter consulting group. Experts weigh in on the ethical issues involved.