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Can the Philadelphia School Reform Commission cancel union contracts? The question now rests in the hands of Commonwealth Court. As a result of an agreement reached in the last week, a Common Pleas Court judge has permanently enjoined the Philadelphia School District from unilaterally canceling its teachers' contract. The district immediately appealed the decision.
CHESTER COUNTY School district seeks feedback WEST CHESTER The West Chester Area School District has drafted a new comprehensive plan and is seeking feedback from community members through Nov. 14.
DELAWARE COUNTY Chester students get new coats CHESTER Chester Upland elementary students came home with more than homework on Tuesday. Each got a new winter coat, donated by the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation.
Mike Pettine, the former football coach at Central Bucks High School West, said that the school district's decision to cancel the football season because of hazing allegations was an "overzealous, knee-jerk overreaction" and that school board members who supported the decision should resign.
BUCKS COUNTY Military rape is topic of free film DOYLESTOWN Delaware Valley College will host a free screening Thursday of The Invisible War, an investigative documentary about rape in the U.S. military.
Hundreds of supporters of the Central Bucks High School West football team went to a public school board meeting Tuesday night to express their dissatisfaction with last week's announcement that administrators had canceled the rest of the season amid allegations of hazing.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - During a raucous special meeting Tuesday, Pennsylvania State University trustees defeated a resolution to reopen the controversial investigation into how school leaders handled the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal.
They filed a federal lawsuit against state and federal officials.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The new president of the nation's largest teachers union is a guitar-playing, Spanish-speaking author who takes over as once-sacred tenure protections are challenged and new Common Core standards roll out in much of the country.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - A man who accuses a former university administrator of groping him testified Wednesday he didn't tell anyone about it for several years partly out of fear he'd be perceived as gay.
X'Aria Elliott had been hearing rumors for days that the Walter D. Palmer charter might close its high school program.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Liberia needs help from U.S. troops, more ambulances and food to cope with the Ebola crisis, but the deadly disease can be brought under control by the end of the year, its ambassador to the United States said Wednesday.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) - Ocean City High School students were on hand when a space-supply rocket exploded moments after liftoff in Virginia.
CHESTER COUNTY School district seeks feedback WEST CHESTER The West Chester Area School District has drafted a new comprehensive plan and is seeking feedback from community members through Nov. 14.
DELAWARE COUNTY Chester students get new coats CHESTER Chester Upland elementary students came home with more than homework on Tuesday. Each got a new winter coat, donated by the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation.
At WGLS-FM, my boomer heart delights at the sight of reel-to-reel tape recorders in the studio and vinyl records in the music library.
BUCKS COUNTY Military rape is topic of free film DOYLESTOWN Delaware Valley College will host a free screening Thursday of The Invisible War, an investigative documentary about rape in the U.S. military.
Mike Pettine, the former football coach at Central Bucks High School West, said that the school district's decision to cancel the football season because of hazing allegations was an "overzealous, knee-jerk overreaction" and that school board members who supported the decision should resign.
They filed a federal lawsuit against state and federal officials.
X'Aria Elliott had been hearing rumors for days that the Walter D. Palmer charter might close its high school program.
When English professor Kenneth Goldsmith stands in front of his class at the University of Pennsylvania next semester, he hopes his students’ attention will be focused elsewhere.
Starting last month, a group of young girls have been embarking each Saturday on the wondrous and sometimes complicated path to womanhood.
A Cheyney University alumni and student group on Wednesday revived a decades-old civil rights lawsuit against the state and federal governments, claiming a lack of fair funding was starving one of the nation's oldest historically black schools.
Hundreds of supporters of the Central Bucks High School West football team went to a public school board meeting Tuesday night to express their dissatisfaction with last week's announcement that administrators had canceled the rest of the season amid allegations of hazing.
Can the Philadelphia School Reform Commission cancel union contracts? The question now rests in the hands of Commonwealth Court. As a result of an agreement reached in the last week, a Common Pleas Court judge has permanently enjoined the Philadelphia School District from unilaterally canceling its teachers' contract. The district immediately appealed the decision.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - During a raucous special meeting Tuesday, Pennsylvania State University trustees defeated a resolution to reopen the controversial investigation into how school leaders handled the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The new president of the nation's largest teachers union is a guitar-playing, Spanish-speaking author who takes over as once-sacred tenure protections are challenged and new Common Core standards roll out in much of the country.
A Cheyney University alumni and student group on Wednesday revived a decades-old civil rights lawsuit against the state and federal governments, claiming a lack of fair funding was starving one of the nation's oldest historically black schools.
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