Monson helped maintain financial stability but recently warned about potential budget shortfalls.
Results on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment also declined statewide from pre-pandemic levels.
Watlington said the district will work closely with the police department, and urged parents and others to collaborate.
A member of the council since 2015, Gym has taken vocal stands on everything from school staffing to student mental health.
Nearly 1,000 participants at a Philadelphia gathering discussed the importance of a diverse teacher workforce and the challenges facing Black male educators.
Superintendent Tony Watlington said the move will let the district align facilities improvements with the district’s long-term vision for academics.
The new grant comes as Pennsylvania introduces standards to help teachers address bias.
Mayor Jim Kenney and others stressed that early education is crucial to children’s development and academic success
Superintendent Tony Watlington said the program will get $1.7 million from the district’s budget on top of $2.5 million in pandemic aid already committed.
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She applauds the city’s efforts and said they should be replicated around the country.
Five graduation options include alternative assessment and career and technical education pathways.
Philadelphia’s NAEP scores have long been below national averages and remained so in 2022.
Group of local and national leaders present a list of what’s needed to help students for the superintendent’s transition process.
Otis Hackney helped transition city public schools back to local control in 2017.
$40 million facility aims to create more job opportunities that pay well, especially for local Philadelphia graduates.
Black and Hispanic students less likely to have access to quality teachers, good school climate and rigorous courses
After 110 days in office, Superintendent Tony Watlington said Philadelphia schools district must do better.
One football player said ‘we’re out here doing it’ for the slain student, Nicolas Elizalde.
Doug Mastriano wants a big cut in state school aid, while Josh Shapiro wants more — and more equitable — funding for public schools.
Superintendent Tony Watlington called the incident “absolutely unimaginable.”
The school district is sending its crisis response team to Roxborough High School to support students and staff.
The school board also approved a contract with its service workers at its Sept. 22 meeting.
Alicia Mannino is the newest physical education teacher at Girls High School
The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush High School is one of 10 Pennsylvania schools to get the honor this year.
The 21st Century Schools Model will focus on the entertainment, development, and transportation industries.
Principal Keisha Wilkins said the four teachers will help students see ‘a reflection of themselves.’
The superintendent will reveal his takeaways in October as part of his three-phase transition plan.
Students used to a relatively easy trip from the University City Townhomes to school may find their routines disrupted.

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