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Board of Education Makes Strides in its First Action Meeting to Accelerate the School District of Philadelphia

This evening marked the first Action Meeting of the Philadelphia Board of Education with a new slate of Board Members, led by Board President Reginald L. Streater, Esq. The nine-member board, appointed by Mayor Cherelle Parker, has been in place since May 2024. “This Board of Education, made up of both new and veteran Members,…

Board of Education Elects Leadership: Reginald L. Streater, President; Wanda Novalés, Vice President

At the first organization meeting of the new slate of Board Members – with four returning and five new – the Board of Education elected its leadership: Reginald L. Streater, who will serve as President, and Wanda Novalés, who will serve as Vice President. Both will serve until the Board’s legally mandated December organization meeting….

State Auditor General Releases Performance Audit on Charter Schools Office

In July 2023, the Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General commenced a performance audit of The School District of Philadelphia’s Charter Schools Office (“CSO”) to determine whether the School District’s authorizing practices are compliant with applicable laws and guidance. Today, this independent audit has been made public and is accessible in its entirety here. With…