Thursday Nov 21
SRC nixes renewal for 2 Dorothy June Brown charters
Two schools founded by Dorothy June Brown failed to have their charters renewed Thursday, as Philadelphia School District officials voiced concerns about both.
Differing opinions on how to improve schools
The numbers don't lie, Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. said: Most Philadelphia School District students aren't in "good" schools, if "good" is defined as half of all students reading and doing math at grade level.
Protests at city schools over teacher losses the "final straw"
YESTERDAY WAS another day of protests against the school district - this time for its decision to transfer teachers out of two already understaffed schools, Cook-Wissahickon and Sharswood.
SRC chair resigns for family reasons; no replacement named
Ramos, who had served as SRC chair since late 2011, cited "recent, unexpected" family news in his resignation, which was announced by the governor's office.