Philly teacher among national group of Classroom Fellows

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A Philadelphia schoolteacher is among 11 educators chosen to be a Classroom Fellow for the upcoming school year, U.S. Education Secretary Arne... Read more

District to probe school police officer out on disability, but 'up and about'

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School district officials are launching an investigation into a school police officer out on disability who staged two rallies in support of... Read more

District officials say they won't make up lost days of summer school

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With only two days left before the school district's summer school ends, the district's shortened program was cut even shorter, raising the... Read more

Intolerable temps close summer school today, tomorrow

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All school district summer enrichment programs will dismiss early today because of the extreme heat and humidity, district officials announced... Read more

Education News Nuggets

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Host families needed for summer exchange students The Center for Cultural Interchange, www.cci-exchange.com, is in need of host families to... Read more

Pa. to apply for $500m education grant competition

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Gov. Corbett has expressed his intent to apply for the $500 million federal grant program, "Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge." Though... Read more

District's papers to the city reveals possible windfall for Ackerman

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UPDATE: The School District said tonight that the proposed amendment to Superintendent Arlene Ackerman's contract is no longer being considered... Read more

Two Philly schools get health award from Bill Clinton

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Philadelphia typically doesn't fall on the list of cities with healthy students, but two schools in the city are trying to change that reality... Read more