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District Announces Comprehensive School Planning Review to Better Plan for, Design Neighborhood Schools Citywide

Multi-year initiative to analyze changing communities throughout city and solicit input about how to serve shifting school populations PHILADELPHIA — In an effort to advance the School District of Philadelphia’s vision for all children to have a great school close to where they live, the District is announcing a multi-year Comprehensive School Planning Review (CSPR)…

School District Teachers Honored by Lindback Foundation for Excellence in Education

PHILADELPHIA — Sixty teachers from The School District of Philadelphia have received the annual Lindback Award for Distinguished Public Teachers. “Today we celebrate excellence in teaching and the amazing educators who serve our students each and every day,” said Dr. William R. Hite, superintendent. “This award is a testament to their hard work, leadership and…

District, City Officials Celebrate the Grand Opening of The Clinic at Gideon

New community resource designed to provide primary, coordinated and preventive care for all students PHILADELPHIA — Dr. William R. Hite, superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia, was joined by City Council President Darrell Clarke, Mayor Jim Kenney and community members at Edward Gideon Elementary School Friday for the grand opening of The Clinic at…

School District Hosts Kindergarten Open House Week From May 6 To May 10

PHILADELPHIA – The School District of Philadelphia is hosting its annual Kindergarten Open House Week from today, Monday, May 6, to Friday, May 10. During the week, elementary schools throughout the District will open their doors to parents, guardians and students who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2019. Open House Week is part of the…