Philadelphia officials hope a new governor will bring some financial relief, while Washington's new mayor has pledged to keep schools chancellor Kaya Henderson.
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November 05, 2014
October 17, 2014
The union, angry over the district's unilateral move to cancel the teachers' contract, is asking for the dispute to be moved to Philadelphia's Court of Common Pleas
July 14, 2014
The U.S. Secretary of Education also said that Pennsylvania's current level of commitment to funding public schools in Philadelphia is "unacceptable."
January 21, 2014
A state criminal investigation is also under way, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
June 20, 2013
Gov. Tom Corbett says he is seeking help from the federal government on behalf of the financially strapped Philadelphia schools.
April 25, 2013
Philadelphia's schools brace for possible "doomsday" budget cuts.
March 08, 2013
The single wave of closures is believed to be one of the biggest in the nation.
October 29, 2012
During the first year of stricter test-security measures in the 146,000-student Philadelphia school district, the district's handling of new allegations of cheating in one Philadelphia school was "baffling", according to WHYY/NewsWorks and the Philadelphia Public School Notebook.
October 17, 2012
What happens to school buildings after schools close? In some districts, it's tied up in the politics of charter schools.
March 17, 2010
The Philadelphia school district may begin using a weighted-student funding formula in its schools.