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Mallory Fix-Lopez, the only educator on the board, said her resignation is due in part to the time commitment and workload that comes with the volunteer position.
The agreement, which was reached more than six months before the current contract’s expiration date, came as a surprise.
The Pennsylvania governor’s proposal for public school aid would set a record for a single-year increase.
Former principal Debora Carrera and advocate Sharon Ward will head the office.
The timing of Jerry Jordan’s announcement precluded competition for the union presidency, critics say.
The Basic Education Funding Commission’s report calls for a $5.1 billion increase over seven years, plus more spending on the teaching workforce and school facilities.
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Critics of Keystone Opportunity Zones say they endanger tax revenue that could benefit city public schools.
Kenney, who will step aside early next year, hopes PHLpreK will keep expanding after mayor-elect Cherelle Parker takes over.
According to a new survey of hundreds of Philadelphia teachers, their top concerns are their workload, unrealistic expectations around student achievement, and inadequate salary or benefits.
Bethel, who promoted changes to juvenile justice, will be the city’s top cop under mayor-elect Cherelle Parker.
Parker has pitched year-round school and hedged on whether she would like to see more charters.
Parker will have the power to reshape the school board and drive the city’s conversation about school safety, infrastructure, charter schools, and more.
The hearing follows the release of a report last month that identified problems and areas for improvement in the charter authorizing process but found no intentional bias.
The mayor has no direct control over the schools, but appoints all of the school board members. Here’s where the candidates stand on charter schools, school safety, and more.
Here’s what she had to say about year-round school, charter seats, an elected school board, and more.
Here’s what he had to say about an elected school board, charter seats, school funding, and more.
Union leaders say they reached the agreement with the district just 48 hours before the current contract was set to expire.