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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | 3 months ago

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The state Inspector General's Office began its own investigation in 2011, as reported by Jeff Gammage and Kristin [...] State prosecutors from the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office are conducting a criminal investigation into the state wide

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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | 3 months ago

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Just days after three Philadelphia school principals were fired for alleged cheating, news comes that the Pennsylvania attorney general's office is conducting a criminal investigation into widespread cheating involving more than 100 educators around

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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | 5 months ago

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This is the first in a three-part report on Philadelphia schools in crisis. Sharron Snyder and Othella Stanback, both seniors at Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin High, will be the first in their families to graduate from high school...Instead, these

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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | 6 months ago

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Kevin Hart is bringing good news to Philadelphia schools after the district weathered a year of devastating budget cuts. On Wednesday the comedian announced that he will donate $250,000 to the school district, of which he is an alumnus. According to

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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | 6 months ago

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With these severe' budget cuts, parents and advocates argue that the state would not be able to meet its legal obligation to provide an adequate education. Hundreds of parents, students and teachers have filed formal complaints with [...] In

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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | 8 months ago

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The district is rehiring hall aides, assistant principals, and guidance counselors for manybut not allof Philadelphia's public schools. The district laid off some 4,000 employees this year, and it plans to hire back some 1,600 of those now that a

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Harrisburg :: PA :: USA | 8 months ago

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Hite, Jr. appears to have won the battle, as Mayor Michael Nutter announced that the city will borrow the necessary funds to get the schools funded and open [...] After threatening to delay the start of the school year earlier this month unless the

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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | 9 months ago

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This year alone, the district had to lay off 676 teachers as part of a plan to close a $304 million budget gap. However, many are protesting the way [...] Philadelphia schools have had to make do with less over the past two years due to budget cuts...

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Washington :: DC :: USA | 10 months ago

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan urged city and state officials Tuesday to resolve the Philadelphia School District's $304 million shortfall to avert a crisis in the city's schools. "There's no excuse for a public school system anywhere in the U.S. to

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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | 10 months ago

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A hunger strike to protest massive layoffs in the Philadelphia school district is in its eighth day. Meanwhile, dozens of music teachers slated to lose their jobs played a heartfelt farewell concert Monday at district headquarters. Education

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