At home at Oxford

Since late September, Philadelphia's Hazim Hardeman has been finding a home at Oxford, the city of dreaming spires.

At home at Oxford

Since late September, Philadelphia's Hazim Hardeman has been finding a home at Oxford, the city of dreaming spires.

‘She made you want to be a better person’: Pennsauken High mourns teacher assistant killed in traffic accident

Students and staff at Pennsauken High are mourning the loss of a beloved teaching assistant, Josephine Mozee, who died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a car in Camden over the weekend. Mozee, 69, never missed day of work in two years.

‘She made you want to be a better person’: Pennsauken High mourns teacher assistant killed in traffic accident

Students and staff at Pennsauken High are mourning the loss of a beloved teaching assistant, Josephine Mozee, who died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a car in Camden over the weekend. Mozee, 69, never missed day of work in two years.

New Trump administration school-discipline guidelines could mean trouble for Philly-area students, some experts say

A panel led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday called for the cancellation of an Obama administration policy designed to address racial disparities in school discipline and discriminatory treatment of students of color and those with disabilities. Some experts said that was a mistake.

New Trump administration school-discipline guidelines could mean trouble for Philly-area students, some experts say

A panel led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday called for the cancellation of an Obama administration policy designed to address racial disparities in school discipline and discriminatory treatment of students of color and those with disabilities. Some experts said that was a mistake.
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Hazim Hardeman almost failed out of high school in North Philly. Now he is a Rhodes scholar.

Temple University alumnus Hazim Hardeman is the school's first Rhodes scholar. This is the story of his unexpected journey.

Philly public schools get financial boost with a credit rating upgrade

For the first time since 1977, the Philadelphia School District has lost its junk-bond credit rating.

There he goes ... School leaders say ‘Mr. Harriton’ title not gender inclusive

Harriton students protest being forced to change name of Mr. Harriton pageant to make it more gender inclusive.

Trump’s safety panel seeks to revoke school discipline rules

President Donald Trump's school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that critics say discouraged schools from reporting violent students to police

A year after fraternity member suicide, Greek groups at Penn work to prevent future tragedy

They're holding active listening trainings, requiring members to take suicide-prevention workshops, and creating new leadership roles focused on health.

Despite recent cleanups, Philadelphia schools still expose kids and teachers to asbestos

The Philadelphia school district spent the summer cleaning up seven schools where the Inquirer's "Toxic City: Sick Schools" investigation found the highest numbers of cancer-causing asbestos fibers. Then, new problems surfaced.

Philly school board gives reprieve to struggling charter school

The Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School in Southwest Philadelphia had been on track to close after repeated drops in test scores. But the school board gave it a deal to save on legal costs.

Maple Shade voters narrowly approve two school bond questions

Voters in Maple Shade this week narrowly approved two ballot questions that will add nearly $50 million in improvements to the town's public schools.

Former Philadelphia University president Stephen Spinelli Jr. to lead Babson College

Stephen Spinelli Jr., former president of Philadelphia University who helped lead the school's merger with Jefferson University, will become the new president of Babson College in Massachusetts.

College students want to fight rape culture with a porn filter. But are the two related?

Anti-porn activists at colleges across the country are using the rhetoric of feminist movements to lobby their schools to block X-rated material.

Philadelphia school kids will get added protections from lead paint perils

A new law in Philadelphia will require for the first time that public schools must be certified as safe from lead-paint hazards.

Changes for some Pa. schools coming under new state rules

Schools are judged not just on high-stakes test scores, as they have been for years, but on measures like growth, attendance and the number of students who enroll in college or move to careers after graduation.

The largest Pa. for-profit school’s closure left 1,510 students without diplomas. Now the AG wants answers. | Debt Valley

Attorney General Josh Shapiro has opened an investigation into the for-profit Brightwood Career Institute, which has closed its five Pennsylvania campuses with 1,500 students.

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