Growing coalition pushes for new kind of Philly teachers contract

Date: 
July 24, 2013

 

A group calling itself the Coalition for Effective Teaching is calling on the Philadelphia School District and the city teachers' union to think about more than dollars and cents when negotiating the next contract. They're pushing to pick teachers not just based on seniority.

There are four new members to the Coalition for Effective Teaching, including the Urban League and Congresso.

Annual Back to School Event

Event Details
Date: 
August 9, 2013

The Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) is having the annual Back to School Event on Friday, August 9, 2013. Come get ready to go back to school with the School District of Philadelphia. There will be free book bags and giveaways, educational workshops, and live entertainment!

The Importance of Education: Special President's Message

Date: 
June 26, 2013
The Coalition is dedicated to helping improve the lives for our youth.

Learn to Save for Your Future

Date: 
May 23, 2013
Tips for young adults on money management!

Robot Springboard Technology Camp

Date: 
May 23, 2013
A great opportunity for middle school girls interested in science and technology!

Urban Apps and Map Studios Summer Program

Date: 
May 17, 2013
A great opportunity for students interested in design and entrepreneurship!