Superintendent Watlington shares key themes from his 100-day Listening & Learning Tour, and announced additions to the District’s executive leadership team. Read more HERE, and for additional information visit our 100 Days hub HERE.

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Board of Education Seeks Members of the Parent and Community Advisory Council

The Board of Education invites Philadelphia residents, who are passionate about improving public education, to apply by March 1 for a position on the Parent and Community Advisory Council (PCAC) that begins in the 2021-2022 school year. PCAC serves as a bridge between the city’s school communities and the Board of Education with council members…

The Board Invites the Public to Serve on the Parent and  Community Advisory Council

The Board Invites the Public to Serve on the Parent and Community Advisory Council

The Board of Education invites Philadelphia residents, who are passionate about improving public education, to apply by March 1 for a position on the Parent and Community Advisory Council (PCAC) that begins in the 2021-2022 school year. PCAC serves as a bridge between the city’s school communities and the Board of Education with council members…

2020-21 New Charter School Applications

2020-21 New Charter School Applications

The Board of Education is reviewing this year’s new charter school applications. Pennsylvania Charter School Law requires the Board to accept and review applications for new charter schools in Philadelphia. This year, the Board has received 5 applications for new charter schools. You can learn more about the applicants and read their applications here. The…

Board Begins New Phase that Invites Public Participation

With the New Year, the Board of Education begins a new chapter of reimagined governance that invites public input into the Board’s core work of improving student achievement via Goals & Guardrails, the Board’s five-year plan. Specifically, the Board is making its work more accessible to diverse groups by: revamping its public testimony procedures, creating…