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Philly public school bus drivers, maintenance workers reach contract deal with district

School District Strike

Education

Philadelphia school bus drivers, maintenance workers vote to strike ahead of new school year

School District Strike

Education

For Philly magnet school admissions, district will resume using PSSA scores but drop writing test

Philly Magnet school admissions

Education

For first 10 days of class, Philly school district students and staff will be required to wear masks

School COVID Policy

Government

New ordinance requires School District of Philadelphia to install water fountains with lead filtration by 2025

Philly schools lead water

Education

New superintendent of Philly schools to conduct listening tour during his first 100 days

Watlington SDP Superintendent

Education

Schools in Philadelphia region are among most segregated in the U.S.

School Segregation

Education

Philly's public high schools will not start later in the fall

School District Start Times

Education

City Council votes to approve additional asbestos inspections for Philadelphia schools

School District Asbestos

Courts

Pa. schools need more funding, A.G. Josh Shapiro, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, argues in court case

Shapiro School Funding

Education

Philadelphia school district unveils website to track yearlong review of its aging infrastructure

Facilities Planning Process

Education

Philadelphia public schools continue to lose Black teachers as city officials vow improvement

Teacher Diversity

Education

School District of Philadelphia selects Tony Watlington as next superintendent

Tony Watlington School District of Philadelphia

Education

Philadelphia could eliminate lead from drinking water in its schools by 2025

School District City Council Lead

Education

School District of Philadelphia names three finalists in superintendent search

Superintendent Search Finalists

TV

Quinta Brunson surprises teacher at Southwest Philly school with books, supplies on 'Good Morning America'

Quinta Brunson GMA Philly school

Education

School District of Philadelphia to hold public forums as search for new superintendent continues

School District of Philadelphia superintendent search

Education

Five new electric yellow buses unveiled at the School District of Philadelphia's garage

Electric School Buses

Children's Health

School District of Philadelphia, Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium team up for vaccine clinics

Philly Schools Vaccine Clinics

Education

Kevin Hart, Meek Mill, Michael Rubin donate $15 million to Philadelphia area schools

Hart Meek Rubin Schools

Education

Philly schools need more resources to close achievement gaps, Hite testifies in education funding trial

Pennsylvania Education Funding

Education

CHOP updates COVID-19 guidance, says schools should 'prioritize' in-person learning during omicron surge

COVID in Schools

Weather

Winter weather advisory issued for Philadelphia as more snowfall bears down on region

Philadelphia weather forecast snow

Donations

How you can help the families impacted by the Fairmount rowhome fire

Fairmount fire fundraiser

Education

Philly schools will have students back in classrooms after winter break as omicron variant spreads

School districts Philly COVID-19

Education

University City Science Center to expand STEM education program, work with West Philly students

FirstHand University City Science Center Program

Education

Philly school district will keep new magnet school admissions policy despite concerns

School District Criteria Policy

Education

Philly school district will allow students to identify as nonbinary on school forms

School District of Philadelphia nonbinary students

TV

Quinta Brunson's sitcom 'Abbott Elementary' premieres to widespread acclaim

Abbott Elementary Quinta Brunson

Government

In response to growing concerns, Philly releases map of asbestos removal projects in schools

SDP City Controller

TV

Quinta Brunson to star as Philly public school teacher in new ABC comedy 'Abbott Elementary'

Abbott Elementary Quinta Brunson

Environment

13 Philly schools recognized for green schoolyards

School District Water Department

Education

Philly schools' new community patrols based on Chicago safety program

School District Safety

Education

Philly school district students who play winter, spring sports must be vaccinated prior to seasons

School District of Philadelphia Vaccine requirement

Education

Philly substitute teachers, nurses to get daily bonuses amid worker shortages

Philadephia Substitute Teachers

Environment

Frankford High School's new lab aims to prepare students for solar energy jobs

Solar Energy Lab

Education

SEPTA strike could disrupt in-person learning, Philly school district warns

Philly schools SEPTA strike

Education

School District of Philadelphia seeks public input as search for new superintendent begins

Philadelphia Schools superintendent

Education

Superintendent William Hite leaving School District of Philadelphia after 10 years

School District of Philadelphia William Hite

Education

School District of Philadelphia changes schedule to add professional development for teachers

School hours

Education

Philly schools urged to conduct more COVID-19 testing for students as transmission rate remains high

Philadelphia schools COVID-19

Education

Camden offering $1,000 stipends, NJ Transit bus tickets to help families transport children to school

Camden school district transportation

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