Citing serious concerns over Superintendent Natalie Thomas' "leadership, trustworthiness, and lack of transparency," the Cheltenham school board said Monday it plans to hire a former school chief to "monitor" her activities.
The Central Bucks School District and Montgomery County are investigating a threatening message, posted on social media, attributed to the accounts of a Central Bucks High School West employee.
As the Philadelphia School Reform Commission considers applications for 40 new charter schools, one existing charter has announced it must close next week and another is living from paycheck to paycheck.
The school counselor whose social-media accounts carried a threatening message addressed to "die-in" protesters outside Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday has been placed on administrative leave while an investigation continues, the school district said.
The Greater Philadelphia chapter of the Cappies, the Critics and Awards Program enables high school students to review shows at other schools, under the guidance of faculty mentors. Participating schools are Abington Friends, Academy of the New Church, Agnes Irwin, Barrack Hebrew Academy, Bordentown...
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A change in CEO isn't the only new thing sweeping the leadership ranks in the Philadelphia School District.
Thirty-seven of the district's 270 schools will get new principals this year, district officials said. Eleven are high schools, several of them high-profile. District officials said...
Earlier this month, they marched up a long Convention Center aisle to cheers, applause and snapping flashes.
They are the Class of 2007 of Philadelphia Futures, the nonprofit organization that picks at-risk teenagers from city high schools and prepares them - from ninth grade - to earn college diplomas...
Fifteen minutes before Illinois Sen. Barack Obama was scheduled to speak yesterday, teachers in the audience were crawling across the floor, trying to get closer to the lectern for a better camera angle.
The 14 Pennsylvania-owned universities and their faculty appear to be close to a tentative agreement on a four-year contract.
Neither union officials nor state officials late last night would confirm details from the 12-hour bargaining session yesterday, but both said classes for about 25,000 summer...
Camden's teenagers, many of them idle for the summer, may have a hard time finding jobs this year.
Faced with budget cuts, the city's usual summer employers have drastically scaled back and there are few jobs to go around, officials said.