Notes from the news, July 11
Hearing begins on Truebright's imperiled charter The Inquirer
The charter, one of 130 charter schools run by followers of a Turkish imam, has poor academic performance.
Organizers raise funds to offer free summer school The Inquirer
A church and community organization provide a service the District can no longer afford.
Camden charter school hires controversial administrator Courier-Post
Former South Philly High principal LaGreta Brown, who was criticized for her handling of ethnically-charged violence there, is now working for a Camden charter.
New firm, old results: Education reforms that fail our students PFT blog
PFT president Jerry Jordan says latest SRC reform plans ignored teacher and community input and rehash past strategies.
Teachers want the role of unions to change, survey says The Hechinger Report
The power of underachievers Inquirer blog
Pulitzer Prize winner Sue Snyder talks about her own academic journey.
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