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Citified

The Brief: Happy Ballot Challenge Season!

We’ve officially entered that most wonderful time of year: Ballot Challenge Season. To get on the May 19th primary ballot, a candidate running for citywide office in […]

City Life

Green Won’t Challenge Wolf’s SRC Decision

Bill Green said this afternoon he will not mount a legal challenge to Gov. Wolf’s dismissal of him as chair of the School Reform Commission, […]

City Life

Bill Green Gives the Backstory of His SRC Ouster

If he had been shaken by the events of the last 24 hours, Bill Green wasn’t showing it when he appeared late Monday afternoon at […]

Citified

Wolf to Green: You’re Out as Liquor Board Chair. (Huh?)

[Updated at 3:50 p.m: Gov. Wolf’s press secretary, Jeffrey Sheridan, emails to note that the letter sent to Green “was corrected immediately and the correct letter was […]

School District of Philadelphia
City Life

Analysis: The SRC Can’t Win

Now we know for sure: There is no good way to govern Philadelphia schools — because all attempts to do so will end in tears. […]

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Citified

The Brief: Is Bill Green’s Political Future Over?

Gov. Tom Wolf sure isn’t pulling any punches. In a move that shocked many, Wolf announced Sunday that he is yanking Bill Green from his position as chairman […]

City Life

Wolf Dumps Green as SRC Chair

[Updated with comments from Marjorie Neff] Gov. Tom Wolf has announced he will replace School Reform Commission chairman Bill Green with Marjorie Neff, a fellow […]

Citified

The Brief: No Peace for the SRC

The Philadelphia School Reform Commission approved five out of 39 applications for new charter schools yesterday night at the tail end of a meeting that […]

School District of Philadelphia
City Life

SRC Approves 5 of 39 New Charter School Applications

[Updated at 6:30 a.m. Thursday] The Philadelphia School Reform Commission decided Wednesday night at a high-stakes, five-hour meeting to conditionally approve five of 39 applications […]

Citified

The Brief: Maria Quinones-Sanchez Is Denied (again), Darrell Clarke Grasps (again) & Bill Green Gets Angry (again)

It’s a busy, high-stakes week for Philadelphia, rife with with big political and urban affairs news. Here’s what you need to know:

City Life

Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools to Sue Bill Green, SRC Over Teacher Contracts

Almost one month after Bill Green and his controversial School Reform Commission voted unanimously and unilaterally to cancel the labor contract for the approximately 15,000 […]

City Life

Bill Green Responds to Helen Gym: Honest School Dialogue Requires All the Facts

In criticizing our decision to begin charging teachers for health benefits and directing the $44 million annual savings to schools, Helen Gym makes an important […]

City Life

SRC’s Contract Move Isn’t About Shared Sacrifice — It’s Looting

Recently, I visited my brother-in-law at Radnor High School and was privileged to see him teach his ninth-grade English/civics class. When I walked in, his […]

City Life

Helen Gym and Bill Green Try to Find Common Ground (or Not) on Education in Philadelphia

He’s chairman of the School Reform Commission. She’s co-founder of Parents United for Public Education. They have very different ideas about how to run the […]

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City Life

Bill Green Is Still a Rebel

Turns out, Bill Green’s the same rebel we always thought he was. Yeah, for a moment there, we thought maybe he’d gone establishment. Quitting the […]