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College graduates today are the most tech-savvy generation ever to enter the workforce. While knowledge of the latest and greatest devices can be a tremendous asset for landing a job, it's also proving to be a hindrance. Graduates too often use technology as a replacement for essential communication skills that are still coveted by employers.
As an alumna who raised six children while attending Camden County College, Eileen Radetich reaches out to the students she sees struggling in her English classes there, sharing her story and offering encouragement.
When he saw his Camden Academy Charter High School guidance counselor in a Rutgers-Camden banquet hall on Friday, Joshua Stauffer, 17, immediately walked over and gave him a big hug.
Drew Smith, who has experience at both Quaker and charter schools, became the new executive director of the Friends Council on Education this month.
Bryn Mawr College, the small private women's school on the Main Line, this week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.
PFT officials had questioned asbestos removal at the Penn Treaty School.
The Chester County district attorney on Thursday called on the Coatesville Area School District to release its taxpayer-funded internal review of district management, nearly a year after the texting scandal that prompted the investigation.
Educators, parents and other groups are invited to submit proposals for school improvement. Many question the timing.
New Jersey continues to be the state with the largest “brain drain” of college students, according to new national data that lawmakers say is evidence of a systemic issue that needs to be addressed.
Have an idea for overhauling a city public school? The Philadelphia School District is listening. Officials on Tuesday announced the “School Redesign...
At the beginning of a work week that promised hot, steamy days, five high school students put on bug repellent, yellow hard hats, gardening gloves, and work boots before Monday's shift at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum.
Inquirer education reporter Kristen Graham takes your questions about the Philadelphia School District from 5 to 6 p.m. today.
When Maurice Kanbar got headaches from drinking alcohol, he came up with a solution: Skyy Vodka, regular vodka minus the impurities that he said gave him headaches.
When he saw his Camden Academy Charter High School guidance counselor in a Rutgers-Camden banquet hall on Friday, Joshua Stauffer, 17, immediately walked over and gave him a big hug.
As an alumna who raised six children while attending Camden County College, Eileen Radetich reaches out to the students she sees struggling in her English classes there, sharing her story and offering encouragement.
Drew Smith, who has experience at both Quaker and charter schools, became the new executive director of the Friends Council on Education this month.
PFT officials had questioned asbestos removal at the Penn Treaty School.
Bryn Mawr College, the small private women's school on the Main Line, this week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.
The Chester County district attorney on Thursday called on the Coatesville Area School District to release its taxpayer-funded internal review of district management, nearly a year after the texting scandal that prompted the investigation.
Michelle Singletary: Once out of prison, some inmates feared that if they found a job, debt collectors would come after their paychecks.
Last year, Jim Capolupo was thrilled simply to be one of five finalists competing for the title of national superintendent of the year. For the lifelong Eagles fan, it was like playing in the Super Bowl - even though he didn't get to experience the thrill of victory.
As a schoolteacher who left the Philadelphia School District in frustration, I understand the concerns raised by former teacher Maria Ciancetta in a recent Inquirer article by Kristen A. Graham. Like Ciancetta, I tried my best to stay but was overwhelmed by some of the same challenges.
If you have an idea for overhauling a city public school, the Philadelphia School District is listening. Officials on Tuesday announced the "School Redesign Initiative," inviting teachers, principals, universities, and community organizations to propose turnarounds of their own design.
Educators, parents and other groups are invited to submit proposals for school improvement. Many question the timing.
College graduates today are the most tech-savvy generation ever to enter the workforce. While knowledge of the latest and greatest devices can be a tremendous asset for landing a job, it's also proving to be a hindrance. Graduates too often use technology as a replacement for essential communication skills that are still coveted by employers.
Last year, Jim Capolupo was thrilled simply to be one of five finalists competing for the title of national superintendent of the year. For the lifelong Eagles fan, it was like playing in the Super Bowl - even though he didn't get to experience the thrill of victory.
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