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A new partnership between La Salle University and the School District of Philadelphia opens up college course enrollment to city high school students. 

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Movimiento 'Opt-out' cobra fuerza en Filadelfia

 02/24/2015 - 12:26
Movimiento 'Opt-out' cobra fuerza en Filadelfia

El foro informativo "Test-In” & Forum on High Stakes Testing se llevará a cabo en el Free Library of Philadelphia este jueves 26 de febrero. El foro espera reunir a padres, maestros, estudiantes y administradores del distrito para "examinar los efectos negativos de los exámenes estandarizados", según el anuncio del evento.

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400 puestos vacantes de maestros en el Distrito Escolar de Filadelfia

 02/02/2015 - 12:13

South Philadelphia High School. Foto: Samantha Madera/ AL DÍA News
 

El salario inicial para profesores sin experiencia es de $45.360. En particular buscan a maestros con experiencia en matemáticas de secundaria (grados 5-12), ciencias de secundaria (grados 5-12), educación especial, arte, música y los últimos grados de primaria (grados 5-6).

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Interview: How to turn around Latino educational outcomes

 02/02/2015 - 05:30
Cory Notestine, at podium receives the 2015 School Counselor of the Year in Washington, D.C. Photo: Elianne Ramos

To discuss the complex interplay among individual, institutional, and family factors affecting Latina/o students, and what to do to address these, I recently had the honor to speak to Cory Notestine, a school counselor whose initiatives have helped raised the graduation rate in his school district, expanded access to college courses, and increased engagement with parents.

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Philly puts standardized testing to the test

 01/23/2015 - 11:12
Philly puts standardized testing to the test

With the recent appointment of a new Pennsylvania Secretary of Education, Pedro Rivera, council members Quiñones-Sánchez, Squilla, and Blackwell have called upon the School Reform Commission to formally request a waiver for this school year, and to begin a review of the long-term strategy to reform the use of standardized testing.

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