Philadelphia's superintendent has imposed new rules for the upcoming school year that will allow principals to disregard seniority as the sole criteria in hiring and assignment decisions.
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March 25, 2014
March 07, 2014
Those cities, along with several other across the United States, are exploring innovative schools as a way to compete with charter schools.
February 25, 2014
Charter schools in three of the nation's largest school districts are facing changes to how they operate.
February 11, 2014
Moving to the suburbs of Philadelphia in search of high-quality pre-K programs won't necessarily mean they're accessible, a series of four new studies state.
January 21, 2014
A state criminal investigation is also under way, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
January 13, 2014
After shutting down 30 schools over the last two years, education officials in the city have decided to spare the district from additional closures in 2014.
January 07, 2014
After seeing a geographic map that pinpointed community needs for at-risk preschool populations, Philadelphia providers are offered $1 million.
December 27, 2013
The new year could bring changes to the charter school landscape in both New York City and Philadelphia, while controversy surrounds a Chicago charter approval.
November 25, 2013
Much media attention is being paid to the impact of charter schools on local districts in Pennsylvania as the state senate works to change the charter school law.
November 21, 2013
Philadelphia schools could face a $400 million deficit for the 2014-2015 school year.