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NEW YORK (AP) - Lori Osterberg and her husband are lifelong Denver folk, but they got restless and intended to relocate for adventure's sake once their only child left home for college.
CampusInq: Helen F. Giles-Gee, the first African American and first female president of the University of the Sciences, has resigned after only two and a half years at the helm, the university announced Tuesday.
Clipboards in hand, the walk-through team gathered in the hallway - a woman in a gray suit and five young people in red shirts.
When a charter school goes out of business, what happens to its building? Pennsylvania law says that if the school owns its building, that's one of the assets that is supposed to be turned over to the district where the students live.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A judge has convicted a former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school on all 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.
By the end of last week, Joe O'Brien was reeling. It took O'Brien, the executive director of the Chester County Intermediate Unit, a few days to wade through the long-awaited 111-page grand jury report that described mismanagement, unethical behavior, and theft of student funds at the Coatesville Area School District.
Even in a best-case scenario, the Philadelphia School District faces a $30 million deficit for next year. And that's with asking for $309 million in new money from the city and state, and not planning on any teacher raises over the next five years.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.
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.
As 2014 nears a close, it may be remembered as the first year that Gov. Chris Christie’s education reform agenda ran headlong into political realities...
The case of a Temple University student who sued her parents for tuition - after more than a year of courtroom drama that featured shouting matches between lawyers and a tearful plea from the mother - is headed for a new venue.
West Deptford High School athletic director Jason Morrell blasted Haddonfield High School Monday morning in a letter to Colonial Conference officials.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) - Lori Osterberg and her husband are lifelong Denver folk, but they got restless and intended to relocate for adventure's sake once their only child left home for college.
Helen F. Giles-Gee, the first African American and first female president of the University of the Sciences, has resigned after 21/2 years, the university announced Tuesday.
They have danced in ugly sweaters, washed cars, and pleaded and lobbied to save St. Paul School in Burlington City.
Helen Giles-Gee, the school's first female president, is leaving for personal reasons, the university said.
The Pennsylvania School Boards Association says it differs with some of the recommendations a Chester County grand jury gave to the Coatesville Area School District last week.
CampusInq: Helen F. Giles-Gee, the first African American and first female president of the University of the Sciences, has resigned after only two and a half years at the helm, the university announced Tuesday.
It started with a single bullet. A janitor found the .22-caliber round on the ground in Clearview Regional High School's parking lot around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday.
Clipboards in hand, the walk-through team gathered in the hallway - a woman in a gray suit and five young people in red shirts.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A judge has convicted a former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school on all 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.
When a charter school goes out of business, what happens to its building? Pennsylvania law says that if the school owns its building, that's one of the assets that is supposed to be turned over to the district where the students live.
By the end of last week, Joe O'Brien was reeling. It took O'Brien, the executive director of the Chester County Intermediate Unit, a few days to wade through the long-awaited 111-page grand jury report that described mismanagement, unethical behavior, and theft of student funds at the Coatesville Area School District.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.
Even in a best-case scenario, the Philadelphia School District faces a $30 million deficit for next year. And that's with asking for $309 million in new money from the city and state, and not planning on any teacher raises over the next five years.
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.
They have danced in ugly sweaters, washed cars, and pleaded and lobbied to save St. Paul School in Burlington City.
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