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Notes from the news, Nov. 16

By the Notebook on Nov 16, 2012 08:31 AM

SRC suspends 2 sections of school code Notebook
School Reform Commission voted to limit charter enrollment and hasten school closing process.

See also: Philadelphia School Reform Commission suspends parts of state public school code Inquirer

Sale of old West Philly High School still pending The Daily Pennsylvanian

What the ‘fiscal cliff’ means for public schools The Answer Sheet/Washington Post

School Districts Brace for Cuts as Fiscal Crisis Looms NY Times

Speaking at the SRC v.2.0 Making the Grade

Study: Education, Income, Home Linked to Brain Development Education News

SRC votes on sale of three properties Notebook

Independence Charter seeking new leader Notebook

What future can social studies education have under the Common Core? Notebook

News summary of Keystone State Education Coalition


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Submitted by Annonymous (not verified) on November 19, 2012 4:24 pm
So called "Great Philly Schools" sent an email promoting a "tour" of "great" schools which includes free breakfast, lunch and raffle for an iPad and internet service. Imagine what schools they will tour? If it is based on the mess of a web site rating schools, it will be a KIPP and Mastery R Us tour with a few parochial schools included. Why does "Great Philly Schools" have so much money that they can sponsor "tours," feed people and give out iPads? I guess they have money to burn...

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