Azia Ross

Philadelphia schools will get a $232 million increase, but the state opted not to codify a plan to close funding gaps between low-income and wealthy districts.

A group of Philadelphia students rallied for lawmakers to prioritize public school funding. Legislators have been wrangling over education aid and vouchers for some time.

Mayor Cherelle Parker's year-round school model is taking shape through Philly's summer programming.

Philadelphia needs to hire more than 450 teachers, especially in special education

A spokesperson for Team Roc, the philanthropic arm of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation orgnaization, says their public education campaign about a pending school voucher bill does not constitute lobbying. The state’s definition of lobbying may suggest otherwise.