Apr 26, 2024 - News

News Market: School board nominee in limbo

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โ“City legislators confirmed eight of nine members to the new Board of Education.

  • Joyce Wilkerson's nomination remains undecided ahead of the board's first meeting on Wednesday as she has faced pushback over her prior actions against charter schools. (Chalkbeat Philadelphia)

๐Ÿš‡ The SEPTA station at 15th Street and City Hall will receive the next batch of new signage for the transit agency's system upgrades.

  • The signs will debut later this year, followed by other stations on the Broad Street Line. (SEPTA)

๐ŸŽญ Anthony Roth Costanzo, one of opera's biggest stars, will take over in June as Philadelphia Opera's next general director and president.

  • In a rare move for the industry, he'll also serve as an administrator to help reshape the organization. (New York Times ๐Ÿ”’)
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