Mayor Nutter is going back to school -- for a week, at least.
Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite announced Friday that schools will open on time and will not make additional layoffs, despite an $81 million deficit.
The hits just keep coming for Philadelphia public schools, with more than 300 instructional support staff set to receive layoff notices this week as a cost-cutting measure, the district announced Thursday.
The principal of a popular Fairmount school is leaving following complaints from parents about changes at the school.
Parents and guardians at Steel Elementary split a vote Thursday on whether the school should remain under district control or be run by a charter operator, with some parents yelling foul at the process.
A Thursday vote on whether Munoz-Marin Elementary School will be converted to a charter school has been delayed, a school district spokesman said Monday.