Notes from the news, August 3
by April Lin on Aug 03 2011 Posted in Notes from the news
Rep: Let's expel the School Reform Commission The Inquirer
State Rep. Angel Cruz seeks a voter referendum to disband the SRC and create an elected school board.
My view: Replace Ackerman MyFox Philly
Pa. lawmakers join Corbett in school-voucher push Yahoo
Vouchers would allow students to attend better schools, governor says.
Phila. teachers' union leader blasts test tampering The Philadelphia Tribune
There is no excuse for cheating, says Jerry Jordan.
District unlikely to get concessions from principals Daily News
In light of Promise Academy bonuses, a deal on principal contracts seems jeopardized.
Principals set to vote today on tentative deal The Inquirer
Ackerman awards $10,000 scholarship. A Broad View
Emilio Garcia, a recent high school grad, was rewarded for his achievements by the superintendent.
No "love train" for media literacy in Philadelphia The Notebook blog
Teacher demographics are shifting, study reports The Huffington Post
Teachers are becoming increasingly younger - and less experienced.
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