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Philadelphia School Layoffs

Despite Layoffs, Philadelphia Opens New Schools

AP | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials in Philadelphia say the opening of three new high schools shows the troubled district is trying to innovate even while ...

Joy Resmovits

Philly School Cuts 'Bad For Our Country,' Says Obama Education Secretary

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan deplored Philadelphia's decision to fire thousands of school staff members this week as "ultimat...

15 Politicians Join The Philadelphia Schools Hunger Strike

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

As the “Fast for Safe Schools” effort in Philadelphia enters its 12th day, 15 local, state and nationally elected politicians have entered the rin...