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Philly School Files: It's another busy day in Philadelphia School District land - on tap is an SRC meeting, a student die-in, and a five-year financial plan for the cash-strapped school system.
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) - The athletic director of a New Jersey high school district rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended with pay.
Authorities are investigating reports of an explicit sex video involving minors circulating among students at a Bucks County middle school.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that hasn't stopped them from showing up on college campuses.
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A transgender student in New Jersey who gave up his female identity says his school reversed course and will now allow him to use the boys' restroom.
Many of the elementary students in Camden's long-troubled public schools wish they attended a different school, according to a survey conducted this year, and more than half of the parents surveyed feel the same way.
More than 500 students in the West Chester Area School District will be asked to change schools next year under a redistricting plan approved by the school board.
In the latest blow to the poorest school district in Chester County, prosecutors on Monday accused two former ranking officials of the Coatesville Area School District of mismanagement, stealing tens of thousands of dollars, and violating state ethics law.
The Henry M. Rowan Family Foundation will donate $15 million to the engineering school at Rowan University, the second-largest gift in the Glassboro school's history, the school announced Wednesday.
Adjunct faculty at Temple University want to form a union. They filed authorization cards on Wednesday with the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board seeking to be represented by the United Academics of Philadelphia and the Temple Association of University Professionals, officials said.
A revolver was recovered Wednesday at Samuel Fels High School after authorities received a tip a male with a gun was in the building.
HARRISBURG - Saddled with escalating debt and declining enrollment, Cheyney University - the nation's first college for black people - is in dire straits that will worsen unless the state takes "drastic action" to rescue the school, the state auditor general said Wednesday.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers University says it has saved $300,000 in the first 10 weeks since it eliminated trays in three student dining halls.
Philly School Files: It's another busy day in Philadelphia School District land - on tap is an SRC meeting, a student die-in, and a five-year financial plan for the cash-strapped school system.
Behold, the jawnament! Delicate, wooden - and singularly Philly - the holiday handcraft is the latest offering from student entrepreneurs at The Workshop School, a project-based public school whose innovations have won national recognition.
Authorities are investigating reports of an explicit sex video involving minors circulating among students at a Bucks County middle school.
Three separate sexual assault cases were reported in the past week at Princeton University. The unusually high number of sexual assaults reported in...
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A transgender student in New Jersey who gave up his female identity says his school reversed course and will now allow him to use the boys' restroom.
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said the institution's fiscal situation warrants "swift, decisive action."
Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard, appointed by Christie in 2013, reported to state board on ambitious plan's progress.
Many of the elementary students in Camden's long-troubled public schools wish they attended a different school, according to a survey conducted this year, and more than half of the parents surveyed feel the same way.
The report crackled over Lt. Russell Moody Jr.'s handheld police radio: Armed males had just committed a home-invasion robbery mere blocks from Temple University's main campus.
Police found an unloaded revolver in a trash can at Fels High School. An 18-year-old was being questioned.
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) - The athletic director of a New Jersey high school district rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended with pay.
The Henry M. Rowan Family Foundation will donate $15 million to the engineering school at Rowan University, the second-largest gift in the Glassboro school's history, the school announced Wednesday.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that hasn't stopped them from showing up on college campuses.
More than 500 students in the West Chester Area School District will be asked to change schools next year under a redistricting plan approved by the school board.
In the latest blow to the poorest school district in Chester County, prosecutors on Monday accused two former ranking officials of the Coatesville Area School District of mismanagement, stealing tens of thousands of dollars, and violating state ethics law.
Three separate sexual assault cases were reported in the past week at Princeton University. The unusually high number of sexual assaults reported in...
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