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Bastiaan Slabbers (WHYY)

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A primer on Philly School District’s changing of the guard

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

Last week, members of Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission gathered for the last time.

A new nine-member Board of Education, appointed by the mayor, will soon take over, holding its first public meeting July 9.

I caught up with WHYY education reporter Avi Wolfman-Arent to talk about this period of transition.

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What was the swan song for the SRC at its final meeting?

Read the rest of this story at WHYY News