by Benjamin Herold for the Notebook/WHYY’s NewsWorks Still searching for millions of dollars in savings and hoping to extract
The District’s financial crisis has meant draconian cuts to programs and services. Last July, the District eliminated the job of
As the District teeters on the edge of insolvency, schools have spent this year struggling to deal with two rounds
When Feather Houstoun headed Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare, she traversed the state with a co-worker and slept in every
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Ten years after the School Reform Commission was established to pull the School District out of a financial tailspin and
Gov. Tom Corbett nominated Philadelphia attorney and longtime education activist Pedro Ramos to the School Reform Commission on June 16.
Massive budget cuts implemented this summer have narrowed what was once a record $629 million budget gap. They’ve also hit