Notes from the news, July 2
By Erika Owens on Jul 2, 2012 09:13 AM
William Hite tapped to run Philly schools The Notebook blog
On Friday the District announced that William Hite accepted the superintendent position in Philly.
See also: We need right expectations for Philly's new schools boss Daily News (opinion)
Meet William Hite, Philadelphia's new school chief ... The Inquirer
During college days, Hite a Virginia Tech football player The Inquirer
Dr. William Hite Is In A Hurry To Get Working With The School District Daily News
New Philadelphia Schools Chief Inherits System In Crisis CBS Philly
Pennsylvania corporate tax credit will pay for private-school scholarships The Inquirer
The state budget broadened the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program.
See also: Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Enacts Landmark School Reforms, Increases Funding PR Newswire
Pact approved to make Philadelphia's Creighton Elementary School a charter The Inquirer
At a Friday meeting o discuss charter renewals and expansions, the SRC finalized the turnover of Creighton to Universal as a Renaissance charter.
See also: SRC makes it official: Creighton to Universal, Hope Charter to close The Inquirer
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