District staff and consultants are recommending a sweeping overhaul of how public schools in Philadelphia operate, planning to close 64
by Benjamin Herold for the Notebook and WHYY/NewsWorks The District will add 2,272 seats across 19 high-performing traditional public
Andrew Ganim of West Philadelphia testified to the School Reform Commission on January 19 about school officials’ sudden dismantling of
Working with Chief Academic Officer Penny Nixon to develop a new organizational blueprint for the School District, seven “academic design
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Penny Nixon fondly remembers Ms. Newman, her 12th grade teacher at Martin Luther King High School nearly 30 years ago.
Something in Brenda Wolbransky’s classroom doesn’t feel right. The 32-year District veteran is pacing the rows of her honors English