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Dale Mezzacappa

@dalemezz
Dale is a contributing editor at the Notebook. She has reported on education since 1986, most of that time with The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Recent Articles

Protesters seek 'working group' to draft policy on amending charters

The School Reform Commission is due to consider the policy Thursday. Several dozen charter advocates rallied outside District headquarters to protest, citing overreach and a lack of collaboration.

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On Super Bowl parade day, a look at how the Eagles give to the School District and kids

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Two more schools will enter Turnaround Network

Four other low-performing schools will get extra resources for 'internal' turnaround.

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Hundreds rally in City Hall for charter schools

They are seeking to influence who is chosen for the Board of Education and to get Council support in disputes with District regulations.

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Educators and mayor celebrate highest-scoring and most improved schools

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Wolf asks court to expedite school funding lawsuit; GOP leaders reiterate opposition

The governor dropped his prior objections.

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PCCY makes recommendations for changing charter law

Charters as a whole aren't outperforming traditional schools, the nonprofit group's report concludes.

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Here are the top education stories of 2017

From the dissolution of the School Reform Commission to the fair funding lawsuit moving forward, it was an eventful year in #PHLed.

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State gives formal approval to SRC dissolution

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Coding: The new literacy?

The city is launching a campaign to bring computer science to all students.

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