Notes from the news, Oct. 24
by thenotebook on Oct 24 2012 Posted in Notes from the news
New cheating concerns at Philly school met with 'baffling' response Notebook/Newsworks
As the District seeks to prove the integrity of its testing procedures, odd things happened after allegations of serious infractions were made at one school.
City, schools announce deal to keep winter programs Daily News
District will preserve winter gym use, with cutbacks.
New PA Study Shows Full-time School Librarian Boosts Student Achievement Education Law Center
How much impact does a librarian have on reading and writing scores?
Related: Young People Frequent Libraries, Study Finds Media Decoder Blog
District prepares to release new organizational chart Notebook
It hasn't had a clear administrative structure since Arlene Ackerman's departure, but now it is gradually taking shape under new Superintendent William Hite.
Students get living lesson in civics this election year Inquirer
Election stokes interest and activity in Philadelphia classrooms.
Charters Open Their Own Ed Schools Diane Ravitch's Blog
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