Notes from the news, July 6
William Penn Foundation says it will retain a regional emphasis The Inquirer
The foundation will fund $15 million in innovations in education over the next three years.
See also: William Penn Foundation giving $15M to public, private, and charter schools The Inquirer
Foundation pledges $15M to Philly schools AP via WFMJ
Phila.-based cyber school yields its charter The Inquirer
Frontier Virtual Charter High School will give up its charter to the state.
Interview with William Hite The Notebook blog
An edited transcript of the Notebook/NewsWorks interview with incoming superintendent William Hite.
Nerd Street Cred: Kerkstra nominated for Geek Award PlanPhilly
PlanPhilly and sometimes Notebook contributor Patrick Kerkstra has been nominated for a Philly Geek Award.
Education reform in the pipeline The Philadelphia Tribune
Help ASAP Improve Our Website! Spotlight on After School: The Blog of ASAP
State news roundup Keystone State Education Coalition
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