Notes from the news, Oct. 18
by thenotebook on Oct 18 2012 Posted in Notes from the news
SRC renews deal for one charter school, tells another to improve Inquirer
World Communications gets its charter renewed, while Arise Academy gets another year.
Planned cuts to school busing upset parents Inquirer
Parents from GAMP protest the planned loss of school buses at SRC meeting.
See also: Students protest proposed bus cuts Daily News
Bus service reductions discussed at SRC action meeting Notebook
Pa. House pulls the plug on charter reform bill, killing the measure for this year Penn Live
Controversial charter bill passed by Senate dies before House vote.
See also: Charter school bill falls apart in Pa. House Post-Gazette
Where charters run the neighborhood schools Notebook
A patchwork of seven independent charter school management organizations has replaced the traditional school system in large sections of the city.
Superintendent Stops in to Northwest Philly School Chestnut Hill Patch
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