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DELAWARE COUNTY Teachers to rally before meeting GLEN MILLS Garnet Valley district teachers, who have worked without a contract this year, are planning an informational picket and rally at Concord Elementary School, 114 Station Rd., Glen Mills, Tuesday night before the start of a school board meeting at the school.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation.
RARITAN, N.J. (AP) - Health officials will be on hand after a pulmonary tuberculosis case was found on a New Jersey college campus.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers University teachers and students are having problems connecting to the Internet for the second time in less than a month.
Fairhill Elementary School haunted Pepón Osorio: a boxy, unlovely structure at Sixth and Somerset, all graffiti, trash, and broken promises.
Sincere Fullerton, a 12-year-old from West Philadelphia, likes to spend his free time with pixelated characters in science fiction-inspired video games.
The Episcopal Academy student was 13, he said, when teacher Richard Perkins Smith gave him and some classmates pornographic magazines.
Less than a week after Stockton University president Herman J. Saatkamp Jr. announced his resignation, faculty released the results of a vote to condemn him and call for representation on the Board of Trustees.
The Street: The good news is that plenty of states place priority on their school districts. New Jersey might be the best example. It tops a list of states that provide the best education for kids, kindergarten through high school, according to WalletHub, a Web site with personal finance tools and information.
The Street: With education being an essential step on the path to financial security, would you want to live in a state where your kids couldn't get the best education?
The Street: Corinthian Colleges , the for-profit chain of colleges which owned Everest, Heald College and WyoTech, is shutting down for good.
BRYN MAWR Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy is to speak about mental-health issues at Bryn Mawr College on Monday night. His appearance is to be hosted by the DMAX Foundation and Main Line School Night.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Two Ohio graduate students have invented a device that would allow law enforcement officers to determine how much THC - the active ingredient in marijuana - is in a motorist's system during traffic stops.
DELAWARE COUNTY Teachers to rally before meeting GLEN MILLS Garnet Valley district teachers, who have worked without a contract this year, are planning an informational picket and rally at Concord Elementary School, 114 Station Rd., Glen Mills, Tuesday night before the start of a school board meeting at the school.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation.
RARITAN, N.J. (AP) - Health officials will be on hand after a pulmonary tuberculosis case was found on a New Jersey college campus.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers University teachers and students are having problems connecting to the Internet for the second time in less than a month.
Pennsylvania's 14 state universities raised tuition 27 percent over six years, and a state audit report released Monday says that while stagnant state aid is largely to blame, the system should do better.
10,000 volunteers needed for Pope Francis’ visit and World Meeting of Families
A fluffy blanket, perhaps? Or a cuddly stuffed animal? No, when Pamela Dalton needed a baby-shower gift, she picked out a lovely Swedish snot-sucker for her new grandson. After all, she studies mucus for a living.
Less than a week after Stockton University president Herman J. Saatkamp Jr. announced his resignation, faculty released the results of a vote to condemn him and call for representation on the Board of Trustees.
The Street: The good news is that plenty of states place priority on their school districts. New Jersey might be the best example. It tops a list of states that provide the best education for kids, kindergarten through high school, according to WalletHub, a Web site with personal finance tools and information.
The Episcopal Academy student was 13, he said, when teacher Richard Perkins Smith gave him and some classmates pornographic magazines.
Festival hopes to spark an interest in STEM pursuits.
Sincere Fullerton, a 12-year-old from West Philadelphia, likes to spend his free time with pixelated characters in science fiction-inspired video games.
Fairhill Elementary School haunted Pepón Osorio: a boxy, unlovely structure at Sixth and Somerset, all graffiti, trash, and broken promises.
For years, Malvern Prep operated its rowing program out of two used truck trailers parked next to a landfill, all the while dreaming of some day having its own boathouse.
Lenora Osborne was driving down Washington Lane in Cheltenham when she saw it. All that was left of Wyncote Academy, the private school her son attended in a 19th-century mansion, was a smoldering shell.
Pennsylvania's 14 state universities raised tuition 27 percent over six years, and a state audit report released Monday says that while stagnant state aid is largely to blame, the system should do better.
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