Philadelphia Teachers’ Union Balks at Work-Rule Reforms in Return for $140 Million Taxpayer Bailout

Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) president Jerry Jordan said the teachers’ union is unlikely to agree to work-rule reforms that “do not raise student achievement or teacher quality” — even in exchange for a full $140 million in city, state, and federal funding for the financially-strapped school district. The nonprofit Philadelphia School Partnership has been […]