Puerto Rican education advocate Leticia Egea-Hinton is an integral part of the School District’s historic transition to local control.
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Conoce a Leticia Egea-Hinton: Esta líder puertorriqueña es parte integral de la histórica transición del Distrito Escolar a control local.
On Monday, the nine representatives who assumed local control of the School District on July 1 introduced themselves to the community and decided on their governance structure.
Leticia Egea-Hinton is one of nine Philadelphians appointed to the city’s Board of Education, which will assume local control of the School District for the first time in 16 years this July.
In the wake of March for Our Lives and national movement on gun reform, youth examine the causes and effects of gun violence in the city at the PHL Youth Talks event.
After Mayor Kenney’s request for additional candidates in an effort to ensure the diversity of the new school board, the nominating panel presented 18 additional names on March 16 at a public meeting at City Hall.
Philadelphia students and school community members joined tens of thousands across the country in the National School Walkout demonstration.
Alcalde Kenney escogerá a los nueve miembros del organismo de una lista de los 27 finalistas seleccionados por el panel de nominación, de los cuales dos son bilingües.
Of the 27 candidates submitted by the education nominating panel for Mayor Kenney's consideration to appoint to the nine-seat School Board, two are bilingual.
“We ideally are working towards a much more responsive board that understands the needs of the community better, but is also accountable as they are from our community,” said nominating panel member Peter Gonzales.
Schools around the district are showing their Eagles spirit and cheering on the birds in every language in preparation for the Super Bowl on Sunday.
The nominating panel calls for more time, more applicants in next step of returning the School District of Philadelphia to local control.
A new partnership between La Salle University and the School District of Philadelphia opens up college course enrollment to city high school students.
Mayor Kenney appoints Bonnie Camarda and Peter Gonzales to the nominating panel that will select candidates for the School District's new board.
A finales de este mes se cierra el período de postulaciones para integrar el ente que regirá la educación púbica de Filadelfia.
Philadelphia native Kevin Hart returns home to be recognized for his artistic excellence
An end to the teachers' five-year raise stall and four-year struggle with the school district has arrived.
Los maestros protestaron alrededor de la ciudad por falta de contratos el día de hoy.
Teachers across the city protested a lack of contract today.
Anti-trans "free speech" bus to come to Philly
25 local middle and high school students will join thousands of journalists in covering the Democratic National Convention this week, as part of the DNC Committee’s Youth Engagement Program.
Philadelphia announced yesterday its efforts in adding two Muslim holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, to official holiday calendars for the school district.