Ben Herold explains Superintendent William Hite’s changes to Philadelphia’s proposed school closing plan. Tom MacDonald reports on what City Council is hearing from homeowners, now that AVI assessments are being received. in our series “Designs on Health,” Taunya English learns about a Delaware program to improve how public health projects are evaluated. Dave Heller talks with economist Mark Price about the effect of President Obama’s proposed minimum wage increase. Sportswriter Mark Gelb sizes up at the Phillies at spring training.