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Notes from the news, Feb. 18

by thenotebook on Feb 18 2013 Posted in Notes from the news

Superintendent Hite should be commended for his flexibility. Inquirer

On the tough decision to file an ethics complaint against William Penn Parents United

School safety hearings are coming to Philadelphia City Council. NewsWorks

Philly's vacant schools serve as a cautionary tale for Chicago. WBEZ

A defense of Corbett's school spending Patriot-News

Charter school has different model for teaching troubled students. NewsWorks

Lobbying complaint against William Penn threatens Parkway, library improvements. NewsWorks

Is Obama's plan really preschool for all? Huffington Post

How to tell if your local charter school sucks. Diane Ravitch's Blog

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition


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Comments (2)

Submitted by Lisa Kelly (not verified) on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 18:38.

Sure, Superintendent Hite is doing the right thing by allowing Philadelphians some say in what happens to their own children, in their own neighborhoods, with their own tax dollars. But it's absolutely scary that the Inquirer thinks he deserves a article commending him for it.

Submitted by Carolina Kelly (not verified) on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 19:57.

Thanks for the post

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