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US Education Secretary Visits Philadelphia, Touting Summer Jobs For Youth

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — US education secretary Arne Duncan visited West Philadelphia today to take part in a roundtable discussion about the importance of summer employment for young people. 205 more words


Dr. William Hite: 'We Must Give Every Child The Opportunity To Have A Real Chance At Success'

By Gary R’Nel

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Gary R’Nel spoke with the Superintendent of the Philadelphia School District, Dr. William Hite, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his Action Plan 3.0 for Philadelphia schools and the improving financial status of the district. 497 more words

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Philadelphia Schools Chief Hite Plans More Focus On Neighborhood Schools

By Mike DeNardo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A focus on neighborhood schools is at the heart of Philadelphia schools chief William Hite’s plan for next year. 159 more words


Teacher is knocked down to the floor under Dr. Hite Leadership.

Video still showing that on Thursday, November 6, 2014, a substitute teacher was knocked to the floor at Bartram High. The teacher suffered a concussion. It was the third staff assault at the school in a month.  355 more words


Penn Museum Unveils New Program For Teaching 7th Graders Interactively

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Penn Museum (the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) today announced a new partnership with the School District of Philadelphia that will give seventh graders the rare opportunity to experience ancient culture. 189 more words


William Hite Defends SRC's Move To Force Teachers To Contribute To Their Healthcare Benefits

By Dom Giordano

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dom Giordano talked to William Hite, Superintendant of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, about the decision to cancel their contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. 383 more words


Philadelphia School District Finding New Ways To Boost Attendance

By Mike DeNardo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia School District is trying some new strategies to stress the importance of attendance.

If students aren’t in school, they’re not learning.  296 more words