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Notes from the news, Feb. 12

By the Notebook on Feb 12, 2013 09:58 AM

Superintendent Hite says there will be changes to closings plan. Inquirer

Study of 12 cities finds closed schools are most often reused as charters. Notebook

See also: Philly's formal building reuse policy gives advantage to educational and nonprofit buyers. Inquirer

William Penn suspends city grants, citing ethics board complaint. City Paper

Enon church releases report on school closure process. Tribune

Legal status of two Philly charters remains unresolved. Inquirer

7-year-old student brings a loaded gun to Philly school. Fox Philly 

Inspectors general in D.C. failed to take test erasures seriously. Class Struggle/Washington Post

Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell discusses council hearings on school closings. Notebook

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition

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Comments (3)

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on February 12, 2013 1:33 pm
Does @StudentsFirstPA do anything all day other than retweet people?
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on February 12, 2013 4:19 pm
Nope. They think being in your face day after day makes them appear strong. If you look at them though they have no ideas about how to fix schools other than to privatize them.
Submitted by Karla (not verified) on February 20, 2013 10:58 pm
The article was very informative, I wish I could follow those steps ahead.

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