Across the city, there are lots of ways to keep kids learning over the summer. To save parents the scramble of constantly looking for fun, educational activities for their children, we're compiling a weekly list of free and low-cost activities and programs that will have parents relieved to know their kids can be physically active and intellectually engaged even while school is out.
Let retirees substitute teach. Inquirer
Schools can be health centers. Inquirer
This site adds a human face to school funding talks. Technically Philly
Philly schools chief declines $60K bonus. NewsWorks
Hite receives positive performance evaluation. Daily News
The ongoing budget stalemate in Harrisburg has left school districts across Pennsylvania in the dark about how much state money they'll be getting.
With a new governor, a new proposed funding formula, and constant disagreement about how schools should be funded, lots of changes are afoot in Pennsylvania's education system.
As we head into the July 4th weekend, why not take some time to brush up on the ABCs and XYZs of education funding in Pennsylvania? Below are 14 pieces, most including a podcast, that NewsWorks and the Notebook put together for Multiple Choices, a series that explains the major aspects of the state's complex, puzzling, and unequal education funding system.
After being housed at the University of Pennsylvania for almost 12 years, the Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) has found a new home.
On July 1, the center moved most of its programming from Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice to Foundations Inc., an education nonprofit in Mount Laurel, N.J.
Fund drive extended as we near our goal. Notebook
Butkovitz: School buildings are substandard. Daily News
Controller: City schools a health threat. Inquirer
Enough smokers for school funding. Inquirer
Truebright charter won't reopen in fall. Inquirer
Pa. budget talks to resume next week. Inquirer
Analyzing what's ahead in Pennsylvania budget stalemate. Morning Call