Notes from the news, Dec. 8

by on Dec 08 2015

Amid violence, Washington HS principal out. Inquirer

Washington High students arrested in alleged assault on teacher. Inquirer

Pedro Ramos and the new face of philanthropy. Al Dia

College option to jail for lesser crimes. Inquirer

Study: Philly comprehensive high schools in trouble. Inquirer

Report calls for more investment in neighborhood high schools. Philadelphia Tribune

Community Opposition Emerges At Preliminary Hearing For New Charter School Application In Philadelphia. CBS Philly

Should college tuition be free or paid on a sliding scale? Just ask preschool advocates. The Hechinger Report

On the table yet again: proposals to simplify FAFSA. The Hechinger Report

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition

State Budget Stalemate, Day 161:

After another tentative agreement falters, uncertainty returns to long-overdue Pa. budget. NewsWorks

Extra $101M slated for city schools in budget deal, senator says. Philadelphia Tribune

Pennsylvania state Senate passes framework budget plan. Penn Live

Pa. legislators weigh dueling budget bills. Inquirer

House and Senate advance competing budget proposals. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Who's hiring teachers for 2015/2016 in Philly? For education job postings, visit

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