Darryl C. Murphy

@darrylcmurphy
Darryl Murphy is from South Jersey but currently lives in Philadelphia and studies English at Temple University. He joined the Notebook staff as a reporter in August 2016.
Recent Articles

District says expanded breakfast program has led to a spike in attendance

"Grab and go" meals and alternatives to eating in the cafeteria boost participation.

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School District says it did not handle incident at Solis-Cohen Elementary properly

A student and a school police officer were involved. The District also “made a bad situation worse” by failing to address a complaint against the officer, according to a statement.

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Parents and advocates call for more school-police accountability after incident at Solis-Cohen Elementary

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Volunteers step in to help children who have nobody

Educational decision-makers direct students’ schooling and help keep them on track to graduate.

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Jay-Z criticizes sentencing of local rapper Meek Mill during concert at Wells Fargo Center

Mill, who is signed to Jay-Z's management company, is serving two to four years in state prison for violating probation. The sentence has become a rallying point for criminal justice reform.

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U.S. Civil Rights Office to investigate bullying complaint

The complaint filed by the Education Law Center says that students were pushed down stairs and called names.

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With boost from alum, Central High is expanding ... again

Joseph Field, who graduated in 1949, is seeding the funding for a new performing arts center and other improvements.

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District says Feltonville School of Arts & Sciences needs an intervention

Its School Progress Report average has remained in the lowest category for three years in a row, but parents say they are happy with the staff and principal.

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Councilwoman Gym to host events honoring historic 1967 student walkout

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SRC gives Hite a raise and a contract extension

The school superintendent was praised for bringing 'increased stability' and 'positive momentum' to the District.

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