Archdiocese of Philadelphia high schools opened last week with lay teachers walking a picket line, and both sides were continuing negotiations as the Times went to press on Tuesday.
The School Reform Commission has no accountability, says state Sen. Mike Stack, and he wants to abolish the five-member panel.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry might be leading the national polls for the Republican presidential nomination, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to have pretty good support in Philadelphia.