Notes from the news, Mar. 2
By Anonymous on Mar 2, 2011 10:55 AM
Schools get 'clear road map' on resolving violence Daily News
The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations issued the report based on 11 community meetings held after the violence at South Philly High.
See also: District needs ‘system-wide’ violence plan: report The Inquirer
District 'taking seriously' commission report on intergroup conflict The Notebook blog
Report: Cultural barriers spark violence in Philly schools WHYY/NewsWorks
Report: Student conflict common in Philly schools AP via Sign On San Diego
Senate panel OKs Pa. school-voucher bill The Inquirer
The State Senate education committee passed Senate Bill 1, which would bring vouchers to Pennsylvania.
See also: Pa. School-Voucher Bill Advances Fox 29
Are school vouchers real reform? The Notebook blog
Vouchers: Give Breonna a chance Daily News (opinion)
Voucher bill one step closer to passing The Hall Monitor blog
SB1 Reactions, Video and Press Coverage Keystone State Education Coalition
Elverson students protest district deficit, proposed cuts The Hall Monitor blog
Students in their JROTC uniforms walked out of school Tuesday and protested at District headquarters.
Accident led to a new Hope Daily News
Hope Moffett describes a car accident that changed her priorities in life.
Inquirer Editorial: Time to learn The Inquirer
The Inquirer suggests Ackerman's contract extension be a prompt to "refuel" for her work on a variety of issues facing urban schools.
See also: The superintendent's contract extension: Another misstep for the SRC The Notebook blog
Kids’ ‘voices’ honored at Marshall Elementary Philadelphia Tribune
This week's Learning Key includes a look at arts programs in two schools and a Muñoz-Marin student's published book.
Universal Companies among grant recipients to redevelop Point Breeze, Grays Ferry Philadelphia Tribune
Sometimes It Takes a Few Tries Philly Teacher blog
We Shall Not Be Intimidated Making the Grade blog
Hill residents are Green Woods parents, too Chestnut Hill Local
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