Yvonne Moore: Last News

Change to School District of Philadelphia calendar causes confusion among parents

PHILADELPHIA - Philly school students now have some new half days on their calendars but the rollout seemed to be anything but smooth."It’s pretty frustrating," says Yvonne Moore, a mom of two from South Philly.  She’s one of many parents already irritated less than one month into the school year.Today, Moore says she received a letter from The School District of Philadelphia changing the academic calendar.  They’re adding six half days for teacher professional development."They assume that we are all so available all the time and I’m working from home, but all of us aren’t," explains Moore. Earlier this week, we reported on the district trying to add two half days each month for the rest of the year.  At tonight’s school board meeting,

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