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May 20, 2024 6:37 am

Philadelphia’s charter school authorizing process complies with state laws, audit finds

Amid charges from some advocates and City Council members that the Philadelphia school board is biased against Black-run charter schools, Pennsylvania’s Auditor General has found that Philadelphia’s authorizing, evaluation, and renewal process complies with all relevant state laws, regulations, and guidelines.

Kenyatta projected winner of Democratic nomination for auditor general

Kenyatta made history in 2018 by becoming the first openly LGBTQ+ person of color elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly. He’s hoping to make history again in November by becoming the first Democrat of color to serve as the state’s auditor general. His projected nomination will mark the first time two Black auditor general candidates have faced off in the state’s general election, pitting him against incumbent Tim DeFoor.