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Local Nonprofit Creates Web Tool To Help Parents Find Pre-K Child Care Programs

By Mike DeNardo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The nonprofit Great Philly Schools has launched a new web tool to help parents choose early-childhood programs.

“It is extra hard to find great child care programs on your own,” says parent Rachel Honore. 222 more words


Philly Schools To Open On Time, But With Service Reductions

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The School District of Philadelphia will open as planned on September 8th, with temporary “service reductions” but no immediate layoffs of teachers or other staff. 475 more words


Public schools will open on September 8

Budget slashings, school buildings on the chopping block and large personnel firings will not stop Philadelphia public schools from opening on time.

School district Superintendent Williams Hite announced that all Philadelphia public schools will open for a full school year. 85 more words


Stigall On Phila. Public School System: 'There Is Always A Budget Gap And Never A Discussion As To Why'

By Chris Stigall

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Chris Stigall criticized School Reform Commission Superintendent William Hite and Mayor Nutter for not being satisfied with Governor Corbett’s decision to extend money to Philadelphia schools to ensure they open on time next month for the beginning of the school year. 405 more words

Heard On

Rep. Adolph disappointed by decision to cancel vote to fund Philadelphia schools

House Republican leaders cancelled a vote on a Philadelphia cigarette tax that would provide critical funding to the School District of Philadelphia, citing a lack of consensus on the proposal. 361 more words

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Philadelphia School District Trimming Hundreds of Jobs Through Layoffs

By Mike DeNardo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — More than 300 pink slips are going out today and tomorrow in the Philadelphia School District.  But these layoffs are not related to the uncertain fate of the cigarette tax ( 114 more words