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December 06, 2018

Trial Set for 2020 in Long-Running Pennsylvania School Funding Lawsuit

The lawsuit, filed in 2014, alleges that the state was severely underfunding schools, forcing school districts to lean heavily on property taxes, which especially disadvantages students in property-poor areas.

April 04, 2018

A New Education Era in Philadelphia: Mayor Names Members of School Board

About 500 people submitted their names or were nominated for one of the nine spots on the new Philadelphia school board, the first to oversee the district since the state seized control in 2001.

September 29, 2017

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Orders School Funding Trial

Six school systems, the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, and the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference want to change the state's school-funding system, which allows for wide spending gaps between low- and high-income districts.

August 16, 2016

Pennsylvania Top Court Says Philadelphia Can't Cancel Teachers' Contract

The Philadelphia School Reform Commission abruptly canceled the teachers' union contract in October 2014, provoking a firestorm over whether the commission had legal authority to do so.

June 14, 2016

Pittsburgh District Wants More Details on New Superintendent's Résumé

Anthony Hamlet, a former NFL player and school administrator in the Palm Beach, Fla., school district, was chosen as Pittsburgh's superintendent last month, and now questions have surfaced about his résumé.

March 17, 2016

Philadelphia Is Hiring Teachers, School Nurses, Counselors

Superintendent William Hite has said that he wants to hire a nurse and counselor in every school. That plan depends on state funding.

March 15, 2016

Pennsylvania School Districts Make Stark Choices During Budget Impasse

Districts are dipping into reserves, cutting programs, and borrowing huge sums of money to stay afloat during the Pennsylvania budget impasse, according to the state's school boards association.

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