Notes from the news, Sept. 21
by Wendy Harris on Sep 21 2012 Posted in Notes from the news
Medical leave for SRC's Cary Daily News
The commissioner, who was appointed by Mayor Nutter, is taking a leave due to what has been described as a "temporary illness."
National campaign connects students on issue of school closings Notebook
Members of Philadelphia Student Union, Youth United for Change, and Action United joined other youth advocates on the steps of 440 N. Broad St. yesterday to speak out against nationwide school closings.
'Won't Back Down' screened in Philadelphia Wednesday night Notebook
Mayor Nutter and Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan were among the panelists who discussed the movie, which talks about "parent trigger laws."
Higher education has gone global Philadelphia Business Journal
The region's colleges and universities attract more than 13,000 international students each year.
After Subway Shooting, Officials Keeping Wary Eye On Philadelphia Schools KYW Newsradio
The District is disputing reports that the gunfire that erupted on a Broad Street subway train was a result of a rivalry among students at Mastery-Gratz, Fels, and Hartranft schools.
Hite has visions for beleaguered system The Philadelphia Tribune
U.S. could learn from Finland on education The Patriot-News
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