Dale Mezzacappa

Dale Mezzacappa

Senior Reporter, Chalkbeat Philadelphia

She has reported on education since 1986, most of that time with The Philadelphia Inquirer.

College Together helps Philly students take a different path to a college degree

The city school board has rejected the Global Leadership Academy high school's charter application again, citing academic concerns.

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

Increased state education spending now will more than pay for itself as more students graduate and attend college, report finds

“Our journey to get to this position in our lives was a rocky road to say the least.” This Philly student made it from home schooling to remote learning to class salutatorian.

The legislation would dramatically overhaul how Pennsylvania funds schools following a 2023 court ruling that declared the state’s education funding system unconstitutional.

Jeannine Hendricks Payne departs Masterman in the wake of controversies over antisemitism and admissions changes to lead Strawberry Mansion High.

Students work with artists to find themselves, learn about their world, and see their work showcased around the city.

The Pennsylvania Auditor General found the charter office complied with all relevant state laws and regulations.