Notes from the news, May 16
With protesters nearby, Corbett sticks to message for Phila. Chamber The Inquirer
Hundreds of people rallied to protest Gov. Corbett's cuts to education and social services.
See also: Governor in town; activists to protest The Notebook blog
In Philly visit, Corbett says protesters and businesses should agree WHYY/NewsWorks
Gov. Tom Corbett Protests Begin at 4 p.m. PhillyNow blog
Council brings District back for more questions The Notebook blog
District officials clarified points about the transformation plan under consideration.
See also: School plan widely misunderstood, SRC officials say The Inquirer
Penn to team up with KIPP charters The Inquirer
Penn will become KIPP's 10th higher education partner, and Penn expects to admit 12-15 KIPP graduates a year who meet Penn's admissions requirements.
Obama to meet with Center City high school's seniors Daily News
President Obama plans to meet seniors at the Science Leadership Academy when he is in town for a fundraiser.
FUSD hires 2nd member of controversial Philly team The Fresno Bee
Shana Kemp will join Jamilah Fraser on the communications team in Fresno.
Eight city schools named among best in state The Philadelphia Tribune
William H. Shoemaker Junior High School The Philly History blog
College debt a ticking time bomb — or two, or three Daily News (opinion)
Communities Raise Red Flags on Schools Overhaul Our City, Our Schools blog
State news roundup Keystone State Education Coalition
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