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Notes from the news, Sept. 10

By the Notebook on Sep 10, 2013 08:25 AM

After budget cuts and closures, tremendous uncertainty surrounds the return to school. Notebook

Welcome to Tilden, a new year for all of us. Notebook

Schools open smoothly but amid scrutiny, concerns. Inquirer

Philly schools open with fewer counselors and many concerns. Daily News

Philadelphia schools begin new year amid financial anxiety, staff shortages. NewsWorks

Philadelphia students head back to school amid cuts, fewer teachers and missing staff. HuffPost

School's open in Philadelphia -- but just barely. AP

Cheers and a grand welcome for MLK High students on their first day. NewsWorks

Frustrations and determination at South Philadelphia school. Inquirer

Philly schools scraping by on opening day. NewsWorks

Agencies serving Philly public school kids with special needs expect challenges. NewsWorks

Gloves off: It's time for parents to exercise their legal rights. Notebook

Parents question safe routes to Philly schools. NewsWorks

Community on patrol to ensure 'safe corridors' for Northwest Philly students. NewsWorks

Volunteer presence for school routes unclear. AxisPhilly

Chaos in the schools. AxisPhilly

Teachers' first-day-back recap: "I don't know how we're going to do this." City Paper

The worst of #Philly1stDay. Philadelphia Student Union

School District Leaders Visit Philly Schools Amid Budget Crisis. FOX 29

Radnor Teen Donates 500 Backpacks to Philly Students. NBC 10

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition

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Comments (1)

Submitted by Annonm (not verified) on September 10, 2013 8:33 pm
Invasion by TFA - "an increased Teach for America presence in the city will only serve to make current conditions worse for the district’s public school students and their teachers." Read more - There is NO need for TFA other than to destroy the professionalism of teaching (and learning).

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