Philly School Files Archive: October, 2012

Speed reading!

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The Dr. Seuss classic Green Eggs and Ham is surprisingly long - 62 pages in all - and when you attempt to read it in under two minutes, pausing... Read more

Teacher rappelling from C. City building - to help kids

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How much does Philadelphia high school teacher John Kalicki believe in his students? So much that he’s planning to rappel down a 20-story... Read more

7 arrested after Lincoln High lockdown

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Three separate fights caused Lincoln High School to be locked down for 45 minutes today. City police arrested seven students, said Fernando... Read more

Philly teacher: Student's Romney T-shirt like wearing a KKK sheet

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Last Friday was dress-down day at Charles Carroll High School in Port Richmond — a day for students to leave their uniforms at home and... Read more

Parents, others filing complaint to stop school closings

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In an attempt to at least temporarily halt the Philadelphia School District's school closing process, a group of parents and others say they... Read more