Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a teenage boy who attempted to bring a gun into a North Philadelphia charter school one day […]
This is a developing story. Philadelphia charter school teacher Erik Way was arrested on Wednesday and charged with corruption of minors. According to court records, […]
The Philadelphia School District pays almost $5,000 in continuing costs when a student leaves to attend a charter school, according to a new report referenced in the […]
A bill in the Pennsylvania House would require the School District of Philadelphia to open at least 3,000 charter school seats a year.
By all accounts, MaST Community Charter School is a success. The Philadelphia school opened in 1999, and eventually consolidated all its grades into an old […]
A Pennsylvania senator and Education Committee chair has drawn criticism from some Democrats after he claimed students in some “inner city” neighborhoods need “less intensive” […]
The Pennsylvania Department of Education will create a new branch specifically geared toward overseeing the state’s charter schools, Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday.
In the most recent episode of “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver takes a swing at Philly charter schools.
UPDATE: Tacony Academy Charter School in Wissinoming is open today, according to a message from the school’s CEO and principal. “We are putting additional security […]
This year, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission has moved to close four charter schools for poor academic performance. That’s unusual, and controversial. Locally and across […]
In 2012, the readers of the South Philly Review chose Gail Avicolli from the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School (PPACS) as the “Best Principal in […]
(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from City Council candidate Helen Gym.) “As long as the music is playing, you’ve got to get up […]
The move to the ’burbs used to be almost automatic for Philadelphians with means — families of all races picked up and left the city […]
Last week, Philadelphia Magazine weighed in on String Theory Charter School’s $55 million purchase of the former GlaxoSmithKline building in Center City. In an age […]
1. There Are Dozens of Adarians Registered to Vote in Philly The gist: Ever heard of Adarians? Oh, you haven’t? Weird. They’re a “species of bipedal humanoids from the […]