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Notes from the news, Jan. 16

By the Notebook on Jan 16, 2014 10:06 AM

SRC to vote on closing Arise Charter, renewing three others with many conditions. Notebook

Charters founded by Brown seek renewals. Inquirer

Deadline Friday for elementary and middle school applications. Notebook

High school student says cops roughed him up for nothing. Daily News

Teen arrested with loaded gun at West Philly school. Daily News

High school teacher: Personal relationships, small classes are keys to student success. NewsWorks

Landmark changes to discipline guidelines are a bold, long-awaited move forward. Notebook

Central alumni write open letter to senior class in advance of Corbett's visit. Philadelphia Student Union

Youth United for Change fights for better school food. Cross City Campaign for School Reform

Pa. auditor announces public meetings on charters. Inquirer

Camden schools' turnaround man. Inquirer

Undoing Bloomberg’s education overhaul. NY Times

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition


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Comments (5)

Submitted by Taxpayer (not verified) on January 16, 2014 12:29 pm
So I see Comcast is going ahead and building a new tower which will create hundreds of construction jobs and millions in recurring revenue through city wage taxes. All with the help of a tax abatement, no doubt. I wonder if the PFT is going to try to stop the job creation because of the abatement. Now would be the time to do it. Not after the tower is built. Where's Gym?
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on January 16, 2014 2:13 pm
The Four Seasons will be moving into this building and closing its present site. It will have 200 rooms compared to its current 357 rooms. Rooms in the new hotel will be $500 per night. http://tinyurl.com/kgkvtss Not only will Comcast get a tax abatement, Comcast is getting $30 million from the state for this project. No mention is made if this has some connection to David Cohen endorsing Corbett or a second term. http://tinyurl.com/l6zpjns They just keep finding new ways to spend our money. Your tax dollars at work!
Submitted by HS teach (not verified) on January 16, 2014 4:16 pm
"Taxpayer" doesn't mind to give his money to the rich. He only hates the middle class and the poor.
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