Hazim Hardeman is one of a record 10 African American Rhodes scholars announced this weekend; four of the 32 winners have ties to the region.
Beyonce made these majorette movements famous in "Single Ladies," but dance students at the University of the Arts have formed a full-blown squad.
The number of minority students attending 'apartheid schools' in New Jersey, where 1 percent or less of the students are white, has nearly doubled since 1989.
As a top executive, Stephen Spinelli Jr., 62, finds himself in an unusual position. He's gone from number one to number two, yet has more responsibility.
"The clubs were going in every direction," said an adult organizer of the walkout to bring reforms and more awareness of black students' concerns. Then-Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo ordered more than 100 men in full riot gear to charge students who had been largely peaceful. "The kids were helpless...
The project is part crowdfunding campaign to fix the instruments and part avant-garde music experiment, with a score from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang.
Better than a money-back guarantee, a local coding boot camp doesn't charge students until they're gainfully employed in the field.
Cheyney University, the nation's oldest historically black college and a school nearly at the brink of collapse, got a key reprieve Friday when a regional education panel allowed the university to keep its accreditation while it struggles to right its course.
The use of virtual reality in schools has risen exponentially in the last couple of years. The introduction of Google Cardboard - with goggles as inexpensive as $6 that attach to a smartphone - have spread the use of VR, although more ambitious districts are spending tens of thousands of dollars on labs...
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans - the most ever in a single Rhodes class - as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The first Rhodes Scholar winner from Temple University is among three people with Pennsylvania ties who have received the honor.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Three New Jersey residents have been chosen as Rhodes Scholars.
The School Reform Commission, the state-devised panel that has ruled the Philadelphia School District for 16 years, declared the era of distress for the city's schools over.